Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken

Fresh lime juice and fragrant cilantro make the perfect marinade for this grilled chicken. Whip this up for dinner any day of the week.

 Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken | www.homeandplate.com | Fresh lime juice and fragrant cilantro make the perfect marinade for this grilled chicken. Whip this up for dinner any day.

Celebrate summer with a pitcher of margaritas and cilantro lime marinated grilled chicken for dinner.

An easy recipe for any time of the year, this marinade adds a punch of flavor to plain old boring chicken.

Throw this on the grill and you’ll have dinner in no time. Chop it up for tacos, burritos or use it in quesadillas.

I’ve been known to cook up a whole platter full on a Sunday so we have plenty of chicken during the week.

 Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken | www.homeandplate.com | This marinated grilled chicken is moist and delicious. Simple ingredients like cilantro, garlic and lime juice make this recipe simple and easy to make.

This marinade uses simple ingredients that you can easily find in your fridge and pantry. Olive oil, freshly squeezed lime juice, a little cilantro and garlic is all you need.

Chicken breasts need only to marinate for about an hour to add incredible flavor. Marinate them too long and your chicken will cook from the lime juice.

What goes with Cilantro Lime Chicken?

My Jasmine Rice with Black Beans or my Jasmine Rice with Plantains. Both delicious and a perfect side dish.

If you are wondering about that margarita recipe, I have a few you can chose from.

I love an Original Margarita but if you love things a little sweeter, give my Elderflower Margaritas a try.

 Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken | www.homeandplate.com | Slice this grilled chicken and add it to tacos, burritos or quesadillas for an easy Mexican fiesta.

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Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken

Fresh lime juice and fragrant cilantro make the perfect marinade for this grilled chicken. Whip this up for dinner any day of the week.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Marinating Time56 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Clinatro Lime Grilled Chicken
Servings: 4
Author: Ali Randall

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • A handful of cilantro, chopped
  • Kosher salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Arrange the chicken breasts in a baking dish.
  • In a bowl, add the olive oil, lime juice, minced garlic, cilantro, salt and pepper. Mix well and pour over the chicken. Let the chicken marinate for an hour.
  • Fire up the grill to medium heat. Grill each chicken breast for about 6 minutes a side or until chicken is cooked and the juices run clear.

 


 Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken | www.homeandplate.com | Fresh lime juice, fragrant cilantro and garlic are the staples to this easy to make marinade. Grill these chicken breasts for use in tacos or any Mexican dinner.

 



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