Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients

    Per chicken breast (serves 2)

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • 2 teaspoons honey
    • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt

    For 1 lb of chicken (serves 4)

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 4 teaspoons honey
    • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt

    Directions

    1. Combine all ingredients in a heavy duty freezer bag. Add chicken breasts and turn to coat in marinade.

    Fridge

    1. Marinate the chicken in the fridge for 2-24 hours.

    Freezer

    1. If freezing, place in the freezer immediately. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or by immersing the bag in a bowl of cold water for a couple of hours.

    To bake

    1. Heat oven to 425°F. Bake chicken in a shallow baking dish for 10 minutes, flip over, then bake for another 10-20 minutes.
    2. For 5-7 oz chicken breasts, bake for 20 minutes total. For 10 oz and larger chicken breasts, bake for at least 25 minutes.
    3. Allow chicken to rest at room temperature for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
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