Spicy Cilantro-Lime Chicken
Spicy Lime Chicken
Here’s a perfect, easy grilled chicken recipe for a hot summer night that would taste really good with an
ice cold margarita (or lemonade!) on the patio. You might also want to make some extra marinade for
vegetables that you can throw on the grill for a delicious side dish. Remember to let the chicken mari-
Prep time: 10 minutes (plus overnight marinating)
Cooking time: 14 minutes
Time Saving Tips: Use bottled, minced garlic.
Makes: 4 servings
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/3 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons chopped onions
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as
1. Place all ingredients in large ziploc bag; squeeze to combine. Place in refrigerator overnight.
2. When ready to cook, preheat grill or broiler. Place chicken on grill (or under broiler), reserving
marinade. Grill (or broil) 7-10 minutes on each side, brushing with marinade, until chicken is no
longer pink when cut through thickest parts.
Suggested Side Dishes vary.
Nutritional Content Per Serving
Calories – 180
Total fat – 11g
Saturated fat -2g
Sodium – 251mg
Total carbohydrate – 1g
Dietary fiber – 0g
Protein – 26g
Vitamin A – 1% Recommended Daily Value, based on 2,000 calorie diet
Vitamin C – 1% RDV
Calcium – 0% RDV
Iron – 4% RDV