Garlic-lime Chicken
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories148Total Fat1.5 gSaturated Fat0.5 gSodium381 mgTotal Carbohydrate5 gDietary Fiber0.5 gProtein28 g
Servings and Times
Servings2Marinating Time30 minutes to overnight
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresJuice of 2 limesChili powder1 teaspoonGarlic cloves, minced2Salt¼ teaspoonFreshly ground black pepper to tasteBoneless, skinless chicken breast halves2
  • Directions
  • Mix together lime juice, chili powder, garlic, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Combine marinade mixture with chicken in a large resealable plastic bag and shake to coat. Marinate 30 minutes to overnight.
  • Prepare indoor or outdoor grill. Grill chicken 5-7 minutes on each side, until cooked through.



  • Exchanges
    4 very lean meats

    Side Suggestions: Black Beans With Red Onion and Tomato
    Heat 1 can of drained and rinsed black beans in a small pan over medium heat. Stir in 2 tablespoons diced red onion, 1 seeded and chopped plum tomato, and ½ minced jalapeno (optional). Drizzle with the juice of ½ lime, season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste, and serve. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 178 calories; 33 g carbohydrate; 11 g protein; 0.5 g fat (0 g sat); 13 g fiber; 985 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1.5 starches; 0.5 vegetable.

    Side Suggestions: Boiled Corn on the Cob
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add 2 husked ears of corn and boil 5-10 minutes, until they reach desired degree of tenderness.




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