I buy limes by the bulk since they’re used in so many different recipes. This Cilantro-Lime Chicken uses both the zest and the juice so it’s really flavorful. Just remember not to overcook it so the chicken will remain nice & juicy!
…is an easy and very tasty week night entree!
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons Goya Recaito Culantro Base
2 limes (1 zest & juice, 1 juice)
Lay the chicken breasts in a shallow dish. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil on both sides. Add the Goya Recaito and the zest of the lime. Squeeze the juice of one lime on the chicken – toss to coat and allow to marinate while the skillet is getting hot. Heat a cast iron skillet on high heat for a few minutes until it’s nice a hot. Place the marinated chicken in the hot skillet and sear 1 minute; lower heat and cook an additional 4-5 minutes. Adjust the heat to high and flip chicken over. Sear 1 minute; lower heat and cook an additional 4-5 minutes just until the chicken is no longer pink. Remove from the skillet and allow to rest for a minute to redistribute the juices. To serve: platter & squeeze with the juice from the second lime.
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3 thoughts on “Cilantro-Lime Chicken”
I go crazy over cilantro. 🌿🍃
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I am not familiar with the Goya seasoning. I will have to give it a try.
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It is a good one!