Cilantro Lime Chicken

This cilantro lime chicken is such a simple, flavor-packed recipe! It is a great way to transform ordinary chicken into something amazing!

Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Cilantro Lime Chicken
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 chicken breast
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Place chicken, lime juice, cilantro and seasoning in a ziptop bag. Refrigerate chicken for 30 minutes or up to an hour. Preheat an outdoor grill or a grill pan to medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade, discard marinade and grill chicken for 5-6 minutes per side or until juices run clear and chicken registers 165 degrees. Garnish chicken with limes and extra cilantro if desired.