Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken

Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken

Meat and Poultry Chicken Chicken Breasts Skillet

A delightful chicken dish with a little spicy kick. Serve with rice and your favorite vegetable.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 220
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 25m


  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice


  • 1   In a small bowl, mix together salt, black pepper, cayenne, paprika, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, onion powder, thyme and parsley. Sprinkle spice mixture generously on both sides of chicken breasts.
  • 2   Heat butter and olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken until golden brown, about 6 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons garlic powder and lime juice. Cook 5 minutes more, stirring frequently to coat evenly with sauce.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 10.7g 16%
    Saturated Fat 5.0g  
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 555mg 22%
Potassium 341mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 2.4g  
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Protein 27.7g 55%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 299IU  
Vitamin C 5mg  
Calcium 21mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 19mg  
Vitamin B6 1mg  
Magnesium 36mg  
Folate 7mcg