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Garlic Lime Chicken Recipe

This Garlic Lime Chicken Recipe can be prepared in 20 minutes and feeds 6 people.

Source: dinnertonight.tamu.edu

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Mexican

Main Ingredient: Chicken

Yield: 3 oz

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breast (cubed)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 zest lime
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (sliced)
  • 2 limes (juiced)
  • 14 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice

Directions

  1. Wash your hands and clean your cooking area
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium high heat.
  3. Add chicken; allow to cook 3-5 minutes without turning.
  4. Sprinkle cumin over chicken and turn; allow to cook additional 2 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to medium low and add lime zest, garlic and jalapeno. Stir to distribute flavors.
  6. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Turn off heat. Pour lime juice over chicken.
  7. . Remove chicken from skillet and place over bed of brown rice. Sprinkle cilantro on top.

Amount Per Serving (6)

  • Calories: 250
  • Protein: 18
  • Sugar: 0
  • Carbohydrate: 25
  • Fat: 9
  • Cholesterol: 35
  • Sodium: 35
  • Fiber: 2
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