One-Pan Cilantro-Lime Chicken

One-Pan Cilantro-Lime Chicken

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 35 mins Servings: 4 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This healthy, one-pan dish is tasty and simple for lunch or dinner.



  1. Combine oil, lime zest, lime juice, cumin, coriander, chili powder and salt in a large sealable plastic bag. Add chicken; seal the bag and massage to coat the chicken. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade; discard the marinade. Add the chicken to the pan in an even layer; cook, undisturbed, until browned on the bottom, 5 to 6 minutes. Flip and cook until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part registers 165°F, 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a platter. Do not wipe the pan clean.

  3. Add scallions to the pan; cook, stirring constantly, until blistered and tender, about 2 minutes. Scatter the scallions around the chicken. Drizzle with the juices from the pan and sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 330
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 121mg41%
Sodium 487mg21%
Potassium 307mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 10g4%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 26g52%

Vitamin A %
Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3%
Iron 10%
Vitamin D 1%
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $0.71

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

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Keywords: Chicken. Cilantro, Lime, Cumin

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