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Pepper-Lime Chicken

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 10 mins Marinate 30 mins Broil 12 mins
Pepper-Lime Chicken
Ingredients
  • 6  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded lime peel
  • 1/3  cup  lime juice
  • 3  tablespoons  cooking oil
  • 1  teaspoon  dried thyme or basil, crushed
  • 1/2  teaspoon  coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  •  Bottled salsa (optional)
  •  Lime wedges (optional)
Directions

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 240,
  • Fat, total (g) 9,
  • chol. (mg) 88,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 2,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 35,
  • vit. A (IU) 97,
  • vit. C (mg) 5,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 13,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 4,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 180,
  • Potassium (mg) 314,
  • calcium (mg) 81,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Very Lean Meat () 5,
  • Fat () 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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