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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Ingredients


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

Instructions


  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.)

Notes:

Chicken

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

Energy sources


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