Chili Lime Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 346.9
  • Total Fat: 7.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.6 mg
  • Sodium: 715.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.8 g
  • Protein: 31.2 g

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This recipe is great at a BBQ as well! This recipe is great at a BBQ as well!
Number of Servings: 2


    2-6 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast
    4 oz chicken broth
    2 tsp garlic powder
    2 tsp chili powder
    1-2 limes, freshly squeezed
    1 plum tomato
    3 tbsp fresh cilantro
    A dash of garlic powder and chili powder
    5 tbsp chopped onion
    1 lime freshly squeezed
    1 cup brown rice (cook as directed on packaging)
    1 medium stalk of broccoli steamed
    1 oz blue cheese


Take a zipper storage bag big enough for the chicken, chicken broth, lime, chili powder and garlic powder.
Mix the spices, lime juice and the chicken broth together, add the chicken and let sit for 1-2 hours.
When it is done you can either BBQ it or bake it. While the chicken is cooking start your rice.
Prepare the broccoli to steam.
Start on the fresh salsa, dice the tomato, add chopped onion and cilantro, and dash of chili powder and garlic powder and lime juice, I add a bit of red chili flakes to give it a spicey bite!
Start your broccoli steaming about 10 minutes before the chicken is done.
When everything is ready, start the plating with 1/2 cup of rice, lay your chicken over the top of the rice, put half of the blue cheese on the chicken and top with the fresh salsa. (For an extra boost I use some of the juice from the baked chicken, if you BBQ the chicken just bring some of the marinade to a boil for about a minute then pour over your chicken and rice.)
Do not forget your broccoli.
Because the flavor of limes is sometimes overpowering , be sure to taste the maranade after adding some of the lime juice, that way you do not add too much and and overpower the marinade.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DAREETOES.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It is worth trying but I didn't like the flavor. It sounded really good and you might like it but it wasn't for me.

    It was really easy to do and quick.
    - 8/12/08

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    Very Good
    This was very good. I too switched things up, but overall it was great! Thanks. - 8/4/08

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    Very Good
    I added some green chilies, fresh garlic, and pineapple to the salsa. I made extra chicken and will use another day in enchiladas! - 8/1/08

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    Everyone LOVED this...except for the blue cheese. I used another white cheese I had on had. It was fab! - 8/1/08

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    I'm making it now to marinate while gone to town! Sounds yummy - 8/1/08