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Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken

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Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken

Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 221 kcal


  • 0.75 tsp sea salt
  • 0.25 tsp ground black pepper
  • 0.25 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 0.125 tsp paprika
  • 2.25 tsp garlic powder divided
  • 0.125 tsp onion powder
  • 0.25 tsp dried thyme
  • 0.25 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts halves
  • 2 tbsp butter or ghee
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lime juice


  1. In a small bowl, combine salt, black pepper, cayenne, paprika, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder, onion powder, thyme and parsley.
  2. Sprinkle spice mixture generously on both sides of chicken breasts.
  3. Heat butter and olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat.
  4. Saute chicken until golden brown, about 6 minutes on each side.
  5. Sprinkle with remaining 2 teaspoons garlic powder and lime juice.
  6. Cook 5 minutes, and reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, stirring frequently to coat evenly with sauce.
  7. Remove from heat and serve with your favorite side dish.
Nutrition Facts
Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 619mg 26%
Potassium 453mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 5.9%
Vitamin C 5.7%
Calcium 0.6%
Iron 3.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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