Cilantro Lime Chicken (Whole30 Paleo) - a simple 5 ingredient marinade, full of flavor and easy to make.  Great for freezing as well! | tastythin.com
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Cilantro Lime Chicken

Cilantro Lime Chicken (Whole30 Paleo) - a simple 5 ingredient marinade, full of flavor and easy to make.  Great for freezing as well! | tastythin.com
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 289kcal

Ingredients

  • 1-1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil (or olive oil)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • Combine oil, lime juice, zest, salt, cumin, garlic, and cilantro in a small bowl.  Whisk well.
  • Place chicken breasts in a glass dish or ziploc bag.  Pour marinade over chicken and marinate for at least one hour in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat grill (or grill pan).  Grill chicken 4-5 minutes per side, until cooked through and no longer pink.

Nutrition

Calories: 289kcal | Protein: 36g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 488mg | Potassium: 629mg | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.8mg