Cilantro Lime Chicken
This recipe for cilantro lime chicken is marinated grilled chicken that's topped with a zesty cilantro lime sauce. The perfect quick and easy way to spice up your grilled chicken!
Servings 6 servings
- 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts I prefer to use thin chicken breasts for this recipe
- 3 limes zested and juiced
- 1 cup packed of cilantro leaves and stems
- 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 tablespoons honey
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon ground pepper
- Cilantro sprigs and lime wedges for garnish
Place the lime zest and juice, cilantro, olive oil, honey, garlic, salt and pepper in a blender. Blend for 1 minute or until sauce is smooth.
Divide the sauce in half. Pour half of the sauce into a resealable bag. Add the chicken and seal the bag; shake to coat the chicken in the marinade.Place the remaining sauce in the refrigerator.
Marinate the chicken for 1-4 hours.
Heat a grill or grill pan over medium high heat. Cook the chicken for 5-6 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
After the chicken is cooked, brush the remaining sauce over the chicken. Serve any leftover sauce on the side for dipping.
Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs if desired.
Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 289mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g