Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken
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Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken


"A delightful chicken dish with a little spicy kick. Serve with rice and your favorite vegetable."


25 m servings 220 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 27.7 g
  • 55%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 555 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, mix together salt, black pepper, cayenne, paprika, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, onion powder, thyme and parsley. Sprinkle spice mixture generously on both sides of chicken breasts.
  2. Heat butter and olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken until golden brown, about 6 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons garlic powder and lime juice. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently to coat evenly with sauce.


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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 2545 Ratings


This is almost identical to a recipe that I love. The only difference is that in my recipe you add 1/3 of a cup of chicken broth with the lemon juice to the pan drippings. This helps to add th...

My wife loved this take on a delicious dish. Mince onion, garlic and jalepeno, add the dry ingredients called for in this dish to form a wet paste. Rub generous amounts under the skin. Outer ski...

I will make this easy recipe again but with some changes. I loved the spice mixture but it wasn't enough to adequately cover/rub four breasts so I had make another batch. Also, way, way, WAY too...

Love the spicy little kick this chicken has to offer. I did have to double the butter and lime juice in order to have enough sauce to spoon over the top. I also pounded the brests thinner to a...

This recipe is five stars as written, but to spice it up, I doubled the spice mixture, increased the cayenne pepper to 1/2 tsp. Right before finishing the "sauce" I added 1/2 cup of chicken bro...

This was good but needed some help. First of all, do cut chicken breasts into pieces & pound thin. Second, don't double the lime juice unless you want it sour. Use 3 TBLSP first (juice of one...

This recipe just replaced my old Lime Chicken recipe. It was wonderful! So simple and easy, too. I fixed the marinade in the morning, bumped up the heat-factor a little, used fresh cilantro f...

A splash of tequila made for a nice finish to this delicious recipe.

I'm scratching my head over the glowing reviews. To my palate garlic powder tastes nothing at all like garlic! To me, the flavor is plain nasty. I can't understand why anyone would use a fake-t...