Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Two pieces of cilantro lime chicken on blue plate with mango salsa.

cilantro lime chicken with mango salsa


Description

Bursting with flavours, this easy-to-make recipe will soon become one of your favourites.  


Ingredients

1 and a half pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts

1/2 cup orange juice

1/3 cup olive oil

1/3 cup lime juice

1-1/2 tsp. lime zest

1 tbsp. honey or brown sugar

1 and 1/2 tsp. ground cumin

2 tbsp. teriyaki sauce

2 tsp. minced garlic

1/2 cup chopped cilantro


Instructions

  1. Finely chop cilantro and garlic by hand or in small food processor.
  2. In a glass bowl, mix chopped cilantro, garlic, olive oil, orange juice, lime juice, lime zest, honey, cumin, teriyaki sauce. Mix well.
  3. Pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts to 3/4" thickness.
  4. Place chicken breasts in glass container with marinade and turn over several times to coat the chicken.
  5. Cover and chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.
  6. Heat frying pan over medium-high heat with 1 tbsp. of olive oil.
  7. Remove chicken from the marinade and place in frying pan.
  8. Cook for 7-9 minutes on each side until browned and cooked through.
  9. While chicken is cooking, brush with reserved marinade throughout cooking time.

Notes

  • use fresh limes
  • if using frozen chicken breasts, be sure to pat dry before adding to marinade
  • if you're not a fan of cilantro, you can easily substitute Italian parsley
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dinner Recipes
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 405
  • Sugar: 6.5 g
  • Sodium: 240.4 mg
  • Fat: 23.4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.6 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.5 g
  • Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 39.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 124.1 mg

Keywords: Chicken, Dinner Recipe, BBQ Recipe