Cilantro lime chicken is a zesty Mexican inspired marinated dish with a subtle sweetness and a fresh pop of flavor that is just insanely delicious.
Course Main Course
Keyword Cilantro Lime Chicken, Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe, How Do I Make Cilantro Lime Chicken, How To Make Cilantro Lime Chicken
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 16minutes
Total Time 26minutes
Servings 6-8 servings
6-8chicken breasts boneless skinless -trimmed of any fat
1/2cupextra virgin olive oil
1/3cupfresh lime juice
2tablespoonsfresh lime zest
Place chicken breasts in a 1-gallon ziplock bag.
In a small bowl, whisk together all the marinade ingredients. Reserve 1/4 cup of the marinade and store in the refrigerator. Pour the rest of the marinade over chicken and seal the bag. Place the bag on a rimmed baking sheet and refrigerate 24 hours.
Remove chicken breast from marinade (discard marinade), shaking off any extra, and cook on a preheated grill, about 8 minutes per side, depending on the thickness of your chicken and the temperature of your grill, or until cooked through.