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Cilantro-Lime Chicken

Cilantro-Lime Chicken

20 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
Healthy Living
Bring some beautiful color and flavor to plain chicken breasts with this Cilantro-Lime Chicken. Our Cilantro-Lime Chicken is made with fresh lime zest and juice, cilantro, cheese and finely shredded cheese and salsa verde.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 tsp. zest and 1/4 cup juice from 3 limes
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.)
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Let's Make It
1
Combine salsa, lime zest, lime juice and 2 Tbsp. cilantro.
2
Cook chicken in nonstick skillet on medium heat 3 to 4 min. on each side or until evenly browned on both sides. Top with salsa mixture; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 3 to 4 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF). Remove from heat.
3
Top with cheese; cover. Let stand 2 min.
4
Sprinkle with remaining cilantro.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Creative Leftovers
Cool, then refrigerate any remaining chicken up to 2 days. When ready to serve, pull the chicken into shreds, then reheat and serve wrapped in warmed tortillas. Add your favorite taco toppings, if desired.
Tip 2
Serving Suggestion
Serve with hot cooked rice and a steamed fresh vegetable, such as carrots or green beans.
Nutrition
Calories
200
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
9%
Saturated Fat 3.5g
18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 80mg
27%
Sodium 480mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates 8g
3%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 2g
4%
Protein 28g
56%
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
15%
Calcium
4%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
4 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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