Cilantro Lime Chicken

Cilantro Lime Chicken
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes

Cilantro Lime Chicken is a healthy and easy meal that you can scale up easily to feed more people.

Cilantro Lime Chicken
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Cilantro Lime Chicken

Cilantro Lime Chicken is a healthy and easy meal that you can scale up easily to feed more people.
Prep Time2 hours
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cilantro Lime Chicken
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 395kcal
Author: Ned Adams
Cost: $25


  • 10" cast iron skillet



  • 3 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 3 Lime wedges for garnishing
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped, for garnishing


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Whisk all the Marinade ingredients together in a big bowl, mix well. Add the chicken into the Marinade, stir to coat well. Marinate for 15 minutes but best for 2 hours.
  • Heat up a 10" cast iron skillet and pan-fry the chicken until slightly browned. Turn over and pan-fry the other side of the chicken until slightly browned.
  • Transfer the skillet into oven and bake for 20 minutes. Transfer the chicken and the Marinade residual (after baking) to a serving platter (discard the oil), squirt some fresh lime juice and garnish with cilantro, serve immediately.


Adapted from: http://rasamalaysia.com/cilantro-lime-chicken/2/


Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 663mg | Potassium: 901mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg

Dutch Oven Daddy is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is only an estimate. We recommend running the ingredients through an online nutritional calculator if you need to verify any information.

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