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Low-Carb Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

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This Easy Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe can be made in just a few minutes using boneless skinless chicken breasts, cilantro, lime and a homemade avocado, onion and tomato topping. It is the perfect low-carb recipe to get your body ready for Summer!

This Easy Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe can be made in just a few minutes using boneless skinless chicken breasts, cilantro, lime and a homemade avocado, onion and tomato topping. It is the perfect low-carb recipe to get your body ready for Summer!

This recipe is something we make for our family time and time again.

It’s lean, full of flavor and it fairly easy to make. It also pairs great with anything. Salads, steamed vegetables and even rice and potatoes.

This Easy Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe can be made in just a few minutes using boneless skinless chicken breasts, cilantro, lime and a homemade avocado, onion and tomato topping. It is the perfect low-carb recipe to get your body ready for Summer!

I guess you could call this recipe Mexican-inspired food. Why? Because it’s almost like you are topping the chicken with Pico De Gallo (with some added avocado). In fact, the topping is pretty similar to my Homemade Pico de Gallo recipe.

If you’re looking for more Mexican inspired dishes, make sure you also check out: Chicken Avocado SalsaEasy Crockpot ChiliBite Sized Tacos, and Simple Oven Tacos.

This Easy Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe can be made in just a few minutes using boneless skinless chicken breasts, cilantro, lime and a homemade avocado, onion and tomato topping. It is the perfect low-carb recipe to get your body ready for Summer!

Which main dish/entree that goes well with ceviche?

Ceviche is a dish that is similar to a salsa but is made with fresh raw fish cured in citrus juices (lemon or lime), onions, cilantro, peppers, tomatoes and some spices (chili powder, salt, pepper, etc.)

You can certainly use my topping mentioned above and add the additional ingredients to make Ceviche then use my Cilantro Lime Chicken as the main dish/entree of your course.

What is a good fresh salsa recipe?

A good fresh salsa recipe is my Homemade Pico de Gallo that uses fresh ingredients and has a bit of a kick to it.

What’s a great, but simple, chicken breast recipe?

There are so many great and simple chicken breast recipes but if you haven’t tried this one yet, give this Instant Pot shredded chicken recipe a try. It can be used for a variety of recipes!

So, let’s get to making this tasty recipe…

What You Need to Make Low-Carb Cilantro Lime Chicken:

  • 6 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Large Avocados, Diced
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, Diced
  • 1 Small Onion, Diced
  • 2 Bunches Cilantro, Chopped
  • 1 Large Lime – (roll the lime on the counter until soft, better if left at room temperature)
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic, Minced
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Ziploc Bag

To Make Low-Carb Cilantro Lime Chicken:

Start by trimming any fat off of your boneless, skinless chicken breasts.

Next, place the chicken, 1/2 of the chopped cilantro, 1/2 of the diced onion, garlic, squeeze 1/2 lime and salt and pepper into the Ziploc bag. Place in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours to allow to marinate.

Once the chicken has marinated, remove them from the bag and drizzle some olive oil into a pan, set on medium heat and grill them on each side until the chicken is cooked throughly to temp (165º F).

In a bowl, add the diced avocado, diced tomatoes, the other half of the diced onions, the rest of cilantro, 1/2 squeezed lime and salt and pepper.

Mix gently and place on top of the cooked chicken breast.

Serve and enjoy!

Low-Carb Cilantro Lime Chicken

Low-Carb Cilantro Lime Chicken

This Easy Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe can be made in just a few minutes using boneless skinless chicken breasts, cilantro, lime and a homemade avocado, onion and tomato topping. It is the perfect low-carb recipe to get your body ready for Summer!

Ingredients

  • 6 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Large Avocados, Diced
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, Diced
  • 1 Small Onion, Diced
  • 2 Bunches Cilantro, Chopped
  • 1 Large Lime – (roll the lime on the counter until soft, better if left at room temperature)
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic, Minced
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Ziploc Bag

Instructions

  1. Start by trimming any fat off of your boneless, skinless chicken breasts.
  2. Next, place the chicken, 1/2 of the chopped cilantro, 1/2 of the diced onion, garlic, squeeze 1/2 lime and salt and pepper into the Ziploc bag. Place in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours to allow to marinate.
  3. Once the chicken has marinated, remove them from the bag and drizzle some olive oil into a pan, set on medium heat and grill them on each side until the chicken is cooked throughly to temp (165º F).
  4. In a bowl, add the diced avocado, diced tomatoes, the other half of the diced onions, the rest of cilantro, 1/2 squeezed lime and salt and pepper.
  5. Mix gently and place on top of the cooked chicken breast.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

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