Recipe: Garlic Lime Chicken

by Willie on February 26, 2016

in Cooking, Daily, Food, Food Fuel, Recipes

It’s been awhile since I’ve put up a recipe in the blog, hasn’t it?

This weekend, I was perusing Snapchat.

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(Yep, I’m on Snapchat. Follow me: Fueledxrunning)
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As I was saying, I was on Snapchat and one of my snap friends made a garlic lime chicken off the top of his head.
I watched snap after snap of him put his ingredients together and I was like, “Hey, I can make that too!”

So I did…the next day!

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This recipe is a first draft of sorts. I’ve only made it one time. I plan to improve it but everyone kept asking me how I made it so I figured I would share my recipe.
It’s fairly simple and inexpensive.

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Garlic Lime Chicken
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 6-8
 
Chicken with a hint of lime, garlic, and cilantro
Ingredients
  • 2½ lbs of chicken breasts
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Juice of 3 small limes
  • 1 handful of cilantro leaves
  • ½ cup of soy sauce
  • Black pepper
Instructions
  1. Squeeze the juice out of three small limes and place in the large sealable freezer bag.
  2. Pour the soy sauce into the bag.
  3. Chop up the cloves of garlic into small pieces. Place in the bag.
  4. Chop up the cilantro and place in the bag. Save a few leaves to sprinkle on finished dish.
  5. Cut uncooked chicken breasts into small chunks
  6. Place uncooked chicken breasts into a large sealable freezer bag
  7. Add black pepper to the bag as well.
  8. Seal bag and mix contents in bag together well.
  9. Let the contents of the bag marinade for 4-8 hours in the refrigerator.
  10. Set stovetop to medium high heat and place a large skillet on the stovetop.
  11. Take uncooked chicken out of bag and place into hot skillet.
  12. Let chicken cook 5-7 minutes per side or until fully cooked
  13. Place cooked chicken onto plate and top chicken with more cut cilantro leaves.

So enjoy it and let me know how yours turns out. Send me a picture on Twitter or Facebook so I can be wowed by your culinary skills. 

  • Tracy

    not sure about the last step? #14

  • Tracy

    well i was just more curious than trying to point out a mistake.

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