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Grilled Chile-Lime Chicken

Grilled Chile-Lime Chicken is a delicious low fat and healthy choice for lunch or dinner.  We love to have this in the summer on a bed of brown rice or quinoa.  It even makes for a yummy topping to a huge salad.

Grilled Chile-Lime Chicken is the perfect bite! Prepared easily on the grill.

Grilled Chile-Lime Chicken is delicious! It is prepared easily on the grill.  If you don’t want to grill it you can simply brown it in a skillet or bake it in the oven. Regardless of how you choose to prepare it each and every bite is delicious!

I love to enjoy it as leftovers too. You can use what you have after a meal and chop it up and serve it on a nice salad for a second meal.

Grilled Chile-Lime Chicken

Grilled Chile-Lime Chicken is a delicious low fat and healthy choice for lunch or dinner.  We love to have this in the summer on a bed of brown rice.
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Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small jalapeño chile seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 4 whole boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp sugar splenda or honey

Instructions

  • To make marinade, in shallow glass or plastic dish, or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix all ingredients except chicken.
  • Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick. Add chicken to marinade; turn to coat. Cover dish or seal bag; refrigerate at least 30 minutes but no longer than 24 hours.
  • Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Cover and grill chicken over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
Servings: 4 people
Author: Shelley King
Cost: $6

 

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