Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This gives a new twist to your plain chicken breasts. The longer you marinate it, the better it is, although just 30 minutes will add a lot of flavour.


  1. Mix olive oil with coriander, paprika, sugar and the zest of the lime.
  2. Cover chicken breasts in marinade, squeeze juice of 1/2 lime over the meat, and place in fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  3. When ready to bake, place chicken breasts in a baking dish and place 2 lime slices under the skin of each breast.
  4. Place garlic and chillies around the chicken and roast for 30-35 minutes at around 375 F or 190 C.
Most Helpful

Interesting flavour. Loved the lime taste. I baked it in the marinade with some crushed garlic.

dale! March 22, 2002

Oh, Momma!!! This is SO heavenly!! I would give it 100 stars if I could! I made this for dinner tonight...the rest of the family is still in there eating it! I had to rate it right away for you! I can't thank you enough for this recipe! I also made tomales, beans, spanish rice, guacamole and sour cream to go along! Oh my goodness!! Only, I made it with 8 boneless skinless chicken breasts (because I don't like skin). I have company over and everyone is giving it 2 thumbs up! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Will make this over and over again!! :O)

Wendy W88 April 10, 2002

Delicious chicken! Made this for 2, actually left the skin on the chicken just for this recipe. Baked it in the marinade. It was very good. Has a great lime flavor, we served this with baked potatoes and steamed broccoli. Thanks Friedel!

MizzNezz June 05, 2002