Lime Garlic Chicken

Lime Garlic Chicken

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"Seasoned chicken breasts, sauteed with butter and garlic and topped with a squeeze of fresh lime. This is the best chicken I've ever had! My husband doesn't like that many things, but he loved this recipe, you just have to try it!"
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20 m servings 763 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 763 kcal
  • 38%
  • Fat:
  • 48.7 g
  • 75%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.1g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 46.5 g
  • 93%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 225 mg
  • 75%
  • Sodium:
  • 1029 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Mix flour, salt and pepper together in a resealable plastic bag. Add chicken, seal bag and shake to coat. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and saute 3 to 4 minutes, until it starts to change color. Saute coated chicken strips with butter and garlic for 10 to 15 minutes, until cooked through and juices run clear.
  3. Squeeze lime over chicken and sprinkle with lemon pepper. Serve hot.


  1. 265 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Delicious! I only used 1T butter because of the cholesterol. The rest was olive oil. Didn't know if I was supposed to really use 2 'heads' of garlic, which seemed like a bit much, or 2 'cloves' ...

Most helpful critical review

Quite disappointing and bland...Love the ingredients, but this combination was quite dull...

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Delicious! I only used 1T butter because of the cholesterol. The rest was olive oil. Didn't know if I was supposed to really use 2 'heads' of garlic, which seemed like a bit much, or 2 'cloves' ...

Very good, not to mention quick and easy. I didn't even bother flouring the chicken, I just cooked it in the butter, garlic and lime juice. I do recommend cutting the chicken into strips, though...

This chicken recipe is wonderful!!! The leftover juices in the pan work wonderfully over rice. And if I can make it, you know it's easy to prepare!

This was tasty. I used olive oil instead of butter and used a lot less of it. I think some lime zest in the flour would be good next time. I liked the lime flavcor a lot.

This chicken really turned out great. A nice quick meal with great flavour. I only added a few tablespoons of butter though, a cup seems like a lot. I actualy added half the lime while the chick...

Recipe must have been corrected. It was delicious and oh so easy!

This was such an easy recipe!! It was so easy my 3 year old even helped me make it. She helped shake the chicken in the bag. The lime juice really tops it off. It just needed a little more seaso...

The flavors of garlic and lime were a nice combination- what looked like ordinary fried chicken pieces had that little kick of lime taste. I served it with angel hair pasta. I also added an on...

This was a great dish!

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