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Summer Lime Chicken Breasts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jill Beeman
Added: Sunday, October 15, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, 1/2 lb each
1/3 cup olive oil
juice of 3 limes
4 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
3 tbsp fresh chopped (or 1 tbsp dried) cilantro
1/2 tsp each of salt and pepper
red and yellow peppers, roasted (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Trim fat from chicken breasts and cut out middle tendon. Pound between waxed paper to flatten slightly. Combine olive oil, lime juice, garlic, 2 tbsp cilantro, salt and pepper in a bowl. Pour over chicken and marinate for 1 hour. Grill or broil the chicken breasts for 2 minutes on each side. Remove to platter. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro and serve with roasted red and yellow peppers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If cilantro is not available, try fresh parsley, dill, tarragon, thyme, rosemary or oregano.

 

 

 

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