Zesty Lime Cilantro Grilled Chicken

Zesty Lime Cilantro Grilled Chicken

Zesty Lime Cilantro Grilled Chicken is the perfect summer dish that will tantalize your taste buds with its refreshing flavors. The combination of zesty lime and aromatic cilantro gives this grilled chicken a burst of citrusy and herby goodness. It’s a crowd-pleaser that’s easy to prepare and ideal for backyard barbecues or family dinners.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, combine lime juice, olive oil, minced garlic, chopped cilantro, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag and pour the marinade over them.
  3. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  4. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat and oil the grates to prevent sticking.
  5. Remove the chicken from the marinade, shaking off any excess, and grill for about 6-8 minutes per side or until the chicken is cooked through and has beautiful grill marks.
  6. Remove from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  7. Serve your Zesty Lime Cilantro Grilled Chicken with your favorite side dishes and garnish with extra cilantro and lime wedges.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Marinating Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Zesty Lime Cilantro Grilled Chicken is a quick and easy recipe that brings a burst of fresh flavors to your dinner table. With its zesty lime marinade and aromatic cilantro, it’s a perfect dish for any occasion.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 220 | Fat 10g | Protein 25g | Carbohydrates 3g | Fiber 1g

Zesty Lime Cilantro Grilled Chicken is a dish that never disappoints. Its tangy and herby profile is sure to make it a family favorite. Enjoy the vibrant flavors of summer with this delightful recipe!

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