Cilantro Lime Chicken with Spicy Grilled Corn Recipe

Published on July 5, 2012 By Lauren
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    Using just Cilantro and Lime you can make this delicious and easy chicken recipe.

    This is a favorite recipe of ours called Cilantro Lime Chicken. We serve it with rice and Spicy Grilled Corn.



    Cilantro Lime Chicken with Spicy Grilled Corn

    Chicken Ingredients

    • 2 lbs boneless chicken breast – cost $3.98
    • Zest and juice from one lime – cost $0.50
    • 2 cloves of minced garlic
    • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped- FREE from the garden
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • Salt and pepper to season


    1. In a large dish or ziploc bag combine the marinade ingredients and add the chicken.
    2. Let marinate for 4-6 hours.
    3. Grill the chicken over medium heat, until juices run clear.

    Spicy grilled corn:

    • 6 ears of corn- cost $1.50
    • 1/3 cup olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
    • salt
    • pepper
    • cayenne pepper


    1. In a small bowl combine olive oil and minced garlic.
    2. Place the husked ear of corn on a piece of aluminum foil and brush the oil/garlic mixture over the corn.
    3. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and the cayenne pepper depending on personal taste.
    4. Wrap up the corn and grill over medium heat for 15-20 minutes turning half way through.

    Add a side of steamed rice to complete your meal.(cost about $0.50)

    Total Price = $6.48


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