Cilantro Lime Chicken

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 25 min 4
Cilantro Lime Chicken
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454 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (Preferably organic)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh)
1 whole lime(s) Lime peel (zest)
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (coarsely chopped)
1/2 medium pepper(s) Jalapeno pepper (coarsely chopped (optional))
1 clove(s) Garlic (coarsely chopped)
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Puree the oil, lime, juice, and zest, cilantro, jalapeno, and garlic in a food processor until smooth.
  3. Place the chicken on foil on a baking sheet, pat dry, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spread the cilantro and lime on the chicken and bake in the oven until internal temperature reads 165°F (about 25-35 minutes.)



is high in lean protein which is beneficial for muscle growth and repair

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 165
Calories from fat 58
Calories from saturated fat 10.1
Total Fat 6.4 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Cholesterol 83 mg
Sodium 348 mg
Potassium 402 mg
Total Carbohydrate 1.3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
Sugars 0.3 g
Protein 25.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.3

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