Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken


A delightful lime chicken recipe with a little spicy kick. Serve this dish with rice and your favorite vegetable.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 2 ¼ teaspoons garlic powder, divided

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ¼ teaspoon dried parsley

  • teaspoon paprika

  • teaspoon onion powder

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice


  1. Mix together salt, black pepper, cayenne, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, thyme, parsley, paprika, and onion powder in a small bowl. Sprinkle spice mixture generously on both sides of chicken breasts.

  2. Heat butter and olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Sauté chicken until golden brown, about 6 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with remaining 2 teaspoons garlic powder and lime juice. Cook 5 minutes more, stirring frequently to coat evenly with cooking juices.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

220 Calories
11g Fat
2g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 220
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 555mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 341mg 7%

* 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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