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Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Cilantro Lime Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Cilantro Lime Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by getoffmyhead

Makes 4 servings



Cooking Light's recipe for summery chicken.

Recipe Ingredients for Cilantro Lime Chicken

2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
24 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 Cooking spray
1 cup chopped tomato
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 avocado, peeled and finely chopped

Recipe Directions for Cilantro Lime Chicken

  1. To prepare chicken, combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; toss and let stand 3 minutes. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done.

  2. To prepare salsa, combine tomato and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a medium bowl. Add avocado; stir gently to combine. Serve salsa over chicken.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 281.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
334
Calories from Fat
148
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.5g
25%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
99mg
33%
Sodium
574mg
24%
Potassium
357mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
7.3g
2%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
36.4g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
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