Baked Lime Chicken


Yield: 2 servings
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  • 1/4 cup(s) +1-1/2 tbsp. lime juice, divided
  • 1/4 cup(s) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) cilantro chopped
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup(s) low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon(s) water


  1. 1. Combine, 1.4 cup lime juice, live oil, sugar and cilantro in a bowl and whisk to make a marinade. Put the marinade in large plastic resealable bag and add chicken breasts. Marinate in refridgerator for a minimum of 2 hours or overnight.

  2. 2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake the chicken breasts for 20-25 minutes in the oven, turning once.

  3. 3. While chicken is baking, bring the chicken broth to a boil in a small saucepan on top of the stove. Add remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice and water. Cook over medium heat for 1 minute.

  4. 4. When chicken is cooked through, turn oven to broil and cook chicken for 1-2 min. until crispy on outside.

  5. 5. Pour one teaspoon of sauce on top of each breast and serve.

  6. Nutrients per serving: 261 calories, 31 g protein, 19g carbs, 1g dietary fiber, 8 g fat (2 saturated), 82mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium
August 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by DBMAMA and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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