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Cilantro Lime Chicken

The marinade for this Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken is so simple to make! We marinade our chicken breasts in cilantro, lime, and a few other ingredients. Then we toss them on the grill to cook them up. Perfect chicken recipe for summer grilling.


  • 2 1/2 lb Chicken Breast cut in half
  • 2 Limes zested and juiced
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 bunch Cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/2 tsp minced Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper


  • Place chicken breasts into 1 gallon zippered freezer bag.
  • Add lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, garlic, pepper flakes, zest, sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Seal bag. Shake and squeeze to mix and coat.
  • Refrigerate for at least one hour or up to overnight.
  • Grill until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.