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Chicken in Lime Butter Recipe
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Chicken in Lime Butter Recipe

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"A few ordinary, on-hand ingredients make this moist and tender chicken something really extraordinary! The flavor added by the rich, buttery sauce with a splash of lime juice is unmatched. It’s been a hands-down winner at our house for 20 some years," says Denise Segura of Draper, Utah.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced chives

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 192 calories, 19 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reaches 170°; drain. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add butter and lime juice to the skillet; cook and stir until butter is melted. Stir in dill and chives. Drizzle over chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken in Lime Butter in Simple & Delicious September/October 2006, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 192 calories, 19 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 25, 2013

Delicious and easy! My favorite chicken recipe!

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2013

In the mood for 'crisp' so pounded the chicken, then dipped in Egg Beaters followed by panko crumbs with garlic & herb seasoning prior to cooking. My husband loves all things saucy, so added some white wine to the sauce ingredients to make it go further. A big hit!

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Reviewed May. 24, 2012

I really like the flavor of this chicken.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2012

Hubby made this recipe for dinner tonight. Chicken was so tender and with the sauce nice and moist. So much flavor. This one is indeed a keeper!!!

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Reviewed Oct. 18, 2011

I have made this recipe several times. My Grandma, who is a real critic when it comes to food, really enjoys this dish whenever I prepare it for her.

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