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cilantro lime chicken

Are you craving some protein? This quick and easy chicken recipe is budget-friendly and contains cilantro and lime to make a fresh and zesty flavor combination.


6 Servings
Preparation time
5 minutes
Cooking time
45 minutes
Total time
50 minutes
nonstick spray
1 tsp Rotisserie chicken
2 Tbsp Cilantro, chopped
1 lime (Zested, juiced)
1 Tbsp honey
2 clv Garlic, minced
½ tsp ground black pepper
½ tsp salt

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.

3. Remove the skin from the chicken and arrange the chicken in a single layer in the baking pan.

4. In a small bowl, whisk together the cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, honey, garlic, ground black pepper, and salt.

5. Pour the mixture evenly over the chicken and bake for 45-50 minutes (or until the internal temperature of the largest piece of chicken is 165 degrees). Serve warm.


Chef’s Note: Serve this dish alongside rice and a colorful veggie, like steamed broccoli, for a balanced meal.

Per Serving: Calories 130 kcal, Carbohydrates 4 g, Protein 18 g, Saturated Fat 1.2 g, Sodium 250 mg, Fiber 0 g, Sugars 3 g