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Fiesta Lime Chicken

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Fiesta Lime Chicken

Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 421kcal


  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce, gluten free
  • 1/4 cup sweet red chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 2 ounce cheddar cheese
  • 3 medium tomato, red
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 medium lime
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 4 ounce tortilla chips

Serve With

  • 2 medium orange


  • In a large freezer bag, stir together water, lime juice, soy sauce, chili sauce, Worcestershire, garlic, pepper, and cumin. If you have large chicken breasts, cut them in half. Add chicken to the marinade; seal the bag well and refrigerate for up to 24 hours to marinate.
  • To cook chicken, preheat grill to medium. Grill chicken 3-4 minutes per side or until cooked completely. When you flip your chicken to cook on the second side, top with shredded cheese to melt. Cover chicken with foil to finish cooking. Remove from heat.
  • For the pico de gallo, dice tomatoes and onion.  Chop cilantro; juice lime.  Stir all ingredients together in a small bowl. Top the chicken with the pico and a few crumbled tortilla chips. Serve with orange slices on the side.


Calories: 421kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 846mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g
Keyword : Fiesta Lime Chicken, gluten-free


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