Recipe by Sandy Sunshine
"Chicken over roasted zucchini with a creamy cilantro sauce is a delicious dinner idea. The lime really brings everything together. A light pasta toss is the perfect accompaniment."
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ground black pepper
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 (8 ounce) package
grated Parmesan cheese
cherry tomatoes, quartered
zucchini, quartered lengthwise
chopped fresh cilantro
green onions, thinly sliced
I love to find great new recipe and this would up there with the best! I made some modifications to make it less fat. I only used 1T of butter and cut the olive oil in half.I also used fat free half and half. I topped it the chicken with sliced avocados. My husband and I loved it!! We can have skipped the pasta portion! Thanks for a great new keeper!!
I love cilantro and lime but not in this recipe. The lime marinade and the lime cream sauce are overwhelming. Too many green onions in the sauce. The zucchini is boring.
This is actually 3 recipes. The pasta & zucchini recipes were pretty blah. But, the chicken dish was delicious. Will definitely make again and serve with roasted veggies or rice. It is important to use fresh cilantro and to use a blender. I tried the food processor and it wasn't creamy so had to mess up the blender too!
The timing of this recipe was a bit off -I thought the pasta was cooked too much in advance, however the sauce on this chicken was to die for. Wonderful flavors! I lightly floured the chicken before cooking, and I served mine w/angel hair pasta instead of linquine but other than that I followed the recipe as it was written.
I marinated mine in milk and the seasonings instead of lime juice.
I made Rice instead of Pasta.
Skipped the zucchini b/c I don't care for it.
Fallowed the sauce recipie, put I put the Cilantro and Garlic thru the magic bullet instead of putting the liquid thru b/c I dont have a belnder, also thickend it up with a little flour.
It was so good!! I served it with broccoli and fresh baked rolls =)
Delicious! You don't have to change/add a thing.
I baked the chicken for 30 minutes in the oven. I used fat free half and half and added salt to the sauce. I didn't have fresh lime juice so used bottled concentrated so I'm sure the fresh lime juice would have been much better. But even using the bottled juice, this was an excellent recipe. Very flavorful and everyone agreed, shrimp would be great in this rather than the chicken.
thanks for the review on cutting the fat from this terrific recipe... thanks for taking the time to make it available!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Lime Chicken with Cilantro Cream Sauce and Roasted Zucchini
Serving Size: 1/2 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 1353
** Calories from Fat: 737
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