Quick Garlic-Lime Chicken Recipe
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Quick Garlic-Lime Chicken Recipe

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After tending the farm and growing our own produce, I don't have much time left for cooking. I've found this easy-to-prepare chicken is ideal for my many hectic days.—Doris Carnahan, Lincoln, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 130 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace fiber), 23g protein Diabetic Exchanges:3 lean meat


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first five ingredients. Add the chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Drain discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken with pepper. Grill , covered, over medium heat for 4-7 minutes on each side or a meat thermometer reads, 170°. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Garlic-Lime Chicken in Country Chicken Cookbook 1995, p87

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Dec. 3, 2015

"This marinade is super delicious! I just cooked the chicken in the oven and the flavor in the chicken was amazing. It was a nice change to my normal chicken seasonings."

Reviewed Jul. 13, 2015

"Its quick and easy! Very good spice rub."

Reviewed Aug. 8, 2014

"This is great! Very very good. Served it to my son and his family and they loved it. I'm going to make this tonight for dinner. Yum"

Reviewed Aug. 3, 2014

"It was raining pretty heavily so I just threw the chicken in the oven for 25 minutes and it was perfect. The taste of the marinade was flavorful. I will be making this again!"

Reviewed Oct. 27, 2013

"Very good and easy recipe! My husband and kids loved it and insisted I put it in my recipe box!"

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