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Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

Cilantro Lime Chicken only takes a few minutes in this simple marinade for tons of flavor! Made with fresh cilantro, lime, and a few other special ingredients, this is a chicken recipe you'll love.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 4-6 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 limes zest and juice or 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 lime sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • pinch cayenne pepper optional

Instructions

  • Preheat grill or oven to 375º F. Place chicken into a large baking dish, about a 9x13. Stir together cilantro, lime zest and juice, olive oil, salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper, if using. Pour over chicken. Top with lime slices, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 5 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from marinade and place onto grill or in oven for 20 minutes. Grill or bake until chicken registers 165º F when checked with an internal temperature probe. Remove from oven and serve warm.