Garlic Lime Chicken Breasts

Total Time
17mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
2 mins

This came from my friend Liz's recipe box. Few ingredients but great flavor, chicken always turns out moist. She makes extra to have leftovers for Mexican Lime Chicken Soup.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk together lime juice, oil, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Add chicken, turning to coat. Marinate chicken, covered and refrigerated, turning once or twice, for at least 2 hours and up to 8 hours.
  3. Put a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 400 degrees.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade (discard marinade) and arrange skin side up, without crowding, in a shallow baking dish.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Roast until just cooked through, 25 to 30 minutes.
  6. If chicken has a skin, turn oven to broil. Broil chicken about 2 inches from the heat until skin is crisp, about 2 minutes.
  7. Serve with lime wedges.
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5 5

As was we really enjoyed this marinade and the boneless skinless chicken breasts (3 at about 180 grams each) were cooked to perfection by the DH on the B-B-Q and we thoroughly enjoyed but would like to go a bit further with it and maybe add some finely sliced hot chilli to the marinade to add a little zing factor. Thank you Kitchen Witch Steph for a lovely chicken marinade recipe, made for All You Can Eat Buffet tag game.

5 5

I used the marinade on skinless, boneless breasts and threw them on the grill. I used EVOO and a fresh lime for the marinade. They were very good. A lot of flavor even though I only marinaded them for an hour and a half. It was a last minute decision for dinner. I was trying to find a new idea for chicken. I can't wait to make it again when I have more time to let them sit in the marinade.

5 5

We loved how moist this made the chicken. Made it exactly except cut recipe in half. Also used seasoning salt and black pepper. Yummy!!