Recipe of the Week 6/13: Cilantro Lime Chicken Breast

Yields 4 Servings 

Ingredients 

4 organic boneless skinless chicken breasts, 6 oz each 

zest and juice of 1 lime, plus 1 lime cut into wedges 

1 tbsp olive oil 

1/2 cup fresh cilantro, divided 

2 cloves minced garlic 

1 tsp kosher salt and black pepper, to taste 

Instructions 

  1.  

Pound the thicker end of the chicken breast with a mallet to make it even with the thinner end. 2. 

Combine the juice of 1 lime, lime zest, olive oil, 1/4 cup of the cilantro finely chopped, garlic and salt to a large glass or ceramic container with a lid, or a gallon size freezer bag. 3. 

Coat the chicken well on both sides and marinate in the refrigerator at least 1 hour or as long as overnight, the longer the better, turning halfway. 

  1.  

When ready to cook, oil a grill or grill pan over medium to medium-high heat. 5. 

Grill about 5 minutes on each side, or until charred and cooked through in the center. 6. 

Remove and set aside on a platter and squeeze the remaining lime over the chicken. Garnish with the remaining fresh cilantro. 

Air Fryer Directions: 

  1.  

Air fry in a single layer at 380 degrees for 5 minutes on each side. 

Meal Plan Check Boxes: 

5 Proteins 

1 Fat 

Nutritional Facts: 1 breast, Calories: 217, Carbohydrates: 0.5g, Protein: 38.5g, Fat: 5.5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 124mg, Sodium: 360mg, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: 0.05g 

Adapted From: https://www.skinnytaste.com/cilantro-lime-chicken-breast/#recipe 

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Brianna Lawless, MS, RDN

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