Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes from beginning to end. This recipe makes 2 servings with 512 calories, 65g of protein, and 22g of fat each. For $3.49 per serving, this recipe covers 30% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It works well as a rather pricey main course for The Fourth Of July. This recipe from Slender Kitchen requires skinless boneless chicken breasts, water, olive oil, and garlic cloves. 357 people were glad they tried this recipe. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. With a spoonacular score of 88%, this dish is spectacular. Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken, Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken Thighs, and Grilled Chili Cilantro Lime Chicken are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 2

Preparation duration: 60 minutes

Cooking duration: 15 minutes



1 tbsp. brown sugar (leave out for low carb/Paleo/Whole30)

1/2 cup cilantro

1/2 tsp. cumin

2 U garlic cloves, minced

1/3 cup lime juice

2 tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp. pepper

1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes

1 tsp. salt

1.33 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 tbsp. water


food processor



Cooking instruction summary:

Cut the chicken into thick strips. Add the cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, water, brown sugar, salt, pepper, cumin, and red pepper flakes to a food processor or blender. Pulse until combined. Set half the sauce aside and marinate the chicken in remaining sauce for at least one hour. When ready to grill, remove the chicken from marinade letting excess drip off. Grill for 4-6 minutes per side or until chicken is cooked through. Drizzle remaining sauce on the chicken and serve.

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