Sticky Lime Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 282.4
  • Total Fat: 3.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 136.9 mg
  • Sodium: 154.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 54.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    4 skinless chicken breasts
    grated rind and juice of 1 lime
    1 tbs honey
    1 tbs olive oil
    1 garlic clove, chopped (optional)
    1 tbs choppe dfresh thyme
    freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 375. Arrange the chicken breats in a shallow roasting pan.

Put the lime rind and juice, honey,oil,garlic, if using and thyme in a small bowl combine thoroughy. Spoon the mixture evenly over the chicken breasts and season with pepper.

Roast the chicken in the preheated oven, basting every 10 minutes, for 35-40 min, or until the chicken is tender and the juices run clear when a skewer is inserted into the thickest part of the meat. If the juices still run pink, return the chicken to the oven and cook for an additional 5 minutes, then retest. As th echicken cooks , the liquid in the pan thickens to give the tasty, sticky coating.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ONEOF5TS.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Don't know what I did wrong, but the liquid never thickened and the chicken didn't have much flavor. I'll try making this one time. If it comes out the same, I won't keep the recipe. - 8/6/09

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    Didnt like this combination of spices.. actually ended up cleaning off the chicken it just want edible for my family. - 5/20/08

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    Very Good
    Easy, tasty, I too would marinate all day prior to baking. - 1/24/08

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    Very Good
    this looks yummy, I think I would marinate the chicken all day in the cooking sauce before baking - 1/9/08

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    Just happened to have the ingredients. Made it for dessert tonight it was great. Satisfied my sweet craving. - 1/9/08