Budget-Friendly Cilantro Lime Roasted Chicken

Budget-Friendly Cilantro Lime Roasted Chicken
Summary

Cilantro and lime make a fresh and zesty flavor combination in this chicken dish.

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    ½ breast, 1 thigh, or 1 drumstick + 1 wing
Budget Friendly Dinner Gluten-Free Main Dish Low Sodium Lower Carb Mexican/Southwestern
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    ½ breast, 1 thigh, or 1 drumstick + 1 wing
  • Amount per serving Calories 130

  • Total Fat 4.5g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 55mg
  • Sodium 55mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • Dietary Fiber 0g
    • Total Sugars 3g
  • Protein 18g
  • Potassium 170mg
Budget Friendly Dinner Gluten-Free Main Dish Low Sodium Lower Carb Mexican/Southwestern
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
    1
  • whole chicken (cut into 8 pieces)
    2 1/2 lbs
  • cilantro (chopped)
    2 tbsp
  • lime (zested and juiced)
    1
  • honey
    1 tbsp
  • garlic (minced)
    2 clove
  • black pepper
    1/2 tsp
  • salt ((optional))
    1/2 tsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Remove the skin from the chicken and arrange in a single layer in the baking pan.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, honey, garlic, ground black pepper and salt (optional). Pour the mixture evenly over the chicken and bake for 45-50 minutes or until the internal temperature of the largest piece of chicken is 165 degrees.

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