Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a recipe for skinless chicken breasts with a tantalizing lime butter sauce. It's easy to prepare and, when properly garnished, will make an impressive dinner presentation.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add chicken.
  4. Cook until lightly browned, about 3 minutes on each side.
  5. Reduce heat to low.
  6. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until fork can be inserted into chicken easily.
  7. Remove chicken to serving platter. Keep warm.
  8. Drain oil from skillet.
  9. Add lime juice.
  10. Cook over low heat until juice begins to bubble, about 1 minute.
  11. Add butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring until butter becomes opaque and forms a thickened sauce.
  12. Remove from heat.
  13. Stir in chives and dill.
  14. Spoon sauce over chicken.
  15. Serve immediately.
  16. Garnish with quartered lime slices and parsley.


Most Helpful

OK, so I play "hearts" , ran the table (that never happens) and need a break. It's the summer, it's the weeknd, grill, music, cards . . . must make this recipe. Sounds perfect. Let you know. When I need a fool-proof meal, I always turn to a you.

Lalaloob June 28, 2008

I likely would have skipped over this recipe but in her search for low carb dishes, the wife picked this one... I used 'Can't Believe It's Not Butter Lite, as well as dried spices... What a tasty dish...Surprised the heck out of me... Will make again, often...

Tom Collins May 22, 2008

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a