A pepper and lime marinade flavor this delicious broiled chicken main dish. Serve with salsa for dipping.
- Place chicken breast halves in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. For marinade, stir together lime peel, lime juice, oil, thyme, pepper, salt, and garlic. Pour over chicken; seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
- Drain chicken, reserving marinade. Place chicken on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat about 6 minutes or until light brown.
- Turn chicken and brush lightly with reserved marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Broil for 6 to 8 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F). If desired, serve with salsa and lime wedges. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Pepper-Lime Chicken)
- Per serving:
- 240 kcal cal.,
- 9 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 3 g monounsatured fat),
- 88 mg chol.,
- 180 mg sodium,
- 2 g carb.,
- 35 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet