Limey Chicken recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 35 minutes

This chicken dish is flavoured with lime zest, juice, garlic, coriander and fresh chilli. It's delicious served with a guacamole or fresh tomato salsa on the side.


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. lime zest
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 lime
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 red chillies


  1. Mix the oil, lime zest, coriander, paprika and sugar together. Pour over the chicken and turn to coat, then squeeze a little lime juice over the top.

  2. Slice half the lime and tuck some thin slices under the chicken. Throw the garlic and chillies in, too, nestling them under and around the chicken.

  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and serve with all of the juices poured over.

You can also serve the roasted garlic and chilli on the side if you like. Recipe serves 2.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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