Lime Chicken with Salsa Verde Sour Cream

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 20, 2022
Whenever I'm in a crunch, this recipe comes to the rescue. The verde sauce gives classic baked chicken a big pick-me-up. My friends keep asking to share it with them. —Ellen Fowler, Seattle, Washington


  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 pound)
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons salsa verde
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1 medium lime


  1. Preheat broiler. Mix seasonings; sprinkle over chicken. Place chicken on a broiler pan. Broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix sour cream, salsa and 1 tablespoon cilantro. Cut lime in half. Squeeze juice from one lime half into sour cream mixture; stir to combine. Cut remaining lime half into four wedges. Serve chicken with sauce and lime wedges. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken thigh with 1-1/2 tablespoons sour cream: 199 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 267mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.