Chicken Lime Recipe

For all chicken lovers out there (and I know you’re many), a simple and delicious recipe you can easily prepare, loading up on your daily needed protein intake along the way. The chicken breast – your great source of lean protein used in our recipe – is usually synthesized very easily to repair our muscle tissues and damaged cells during any hard training, with the added benefit of making us feel fuller for a longer period of time.

This being checked, we will be sharing with you this delicious Chicken Lime recipe with our special marinade exclusively from Beirut Fit Society. Give it a try!!

Level: Easy

Preparation Time: 10min – Marinating Time: 30min (or more)

Cooking Time: 15min

Yield: 2 servings

Calories (per serving) : 230 –  (Protein: 25.5g – Carbs: 8g – Fat: 11g)

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Ingredients:

  • 2 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 tbsp. Extra-virgin Olive Oil
  • Chopped Coriander
  • Juice of 2 Limes
  • Pinch of Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (Optional)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. Minced Cumin

Marinade Preparation:

  1. Whisk altogether: 1 tablespoons of olive oil, chopped coriander, lime juice, red pepper flakes, garlic, and cumin.
  2. Add each chicken breast to the marinade and try to coat it fully.
  3. Tightly wrap the seasoned chicken breasts in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 min (up to 2 hours).

Cooking:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Pour olive oil into a large ovenproof skillet to cover the bottom of the pan. Heat over medium to high heat.
  3. Season both sides of marinated chicken with salt and pepper.
  4. Sear the first side of the chicken for couple of minutes until it becomes golden. Flip it to the other side as well. (Chicken should not yet be cooked).
  5. Turn off the heat and transfer pan into hot oven.
  6. Cook for about 10 to 12 minutes until the chicken is ready.

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Don’t forget that you can serve it as well with a healthy side dish like steamed or grilled vegetables, brown rice, melon or berries for a more tropical treat,…

Enjoy your meal!!!

Maher

 

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