Lime chicken recipe

The BEST lime chicken recipe in the skillet is a healthy, easy dinner with the simple marinade. A low carb meal made under 30 minutes. The chicken is juicy with the beautiful flavor of cilantro. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 218kcal
Author Sujatha Muralidhar


  • 3 Chicken tenders
  • 3 tsp All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3 teaspoon Cooking oil
  • 2 tsp White wine
  • 1 tsp Lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp Lime zest
  • 6 Lime slices


  • In a mixing bowl, add all purpose flour, salt, and chili powder. Mix well.
  • Add chicken tenders and coat with the powder mix evenly.
  • In a medium flame, add cooking oil followed by chicken tenders. Add white wine, lime juice, and lime zest.
  • Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side or until the chicken cooked well. Add lime slices to the skillet and cook until the crust of the chicken turns golden brown.
  • Remove it from the stove and serve hot. We made this lime chicken recipe in less than 20 minutes.



Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 694mg | Potassium: 508mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 60.1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1.9mg