Grilled Key Lime Chicken Breasts

Grilled Chicken
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  • 32 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 to 6

This grilled chicken breast recipe has a light and refreshing hint of lime and tarragon. This dish is quite versatile since it can be served with a side, or diced and placed in tacos or over a fresh, crisp salad.

What You'll Need

  • 4-6 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL olive oil
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL fresh lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL
  • onion, minced
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Place chicken breasts in a zip-top plastic bag.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl and pour onto chicken.
  3. Seal bag and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour.
  4. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  5. Remove chicken from bag and discard marinade.
  6. Place the chicken on the grill and cook for 15-20 minutes, turning once.
  7. When juices run clear, remove from heat and serve with chopped cilantro or flat leaf parsley on top.
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 365
    Total Fat 30 g
    Saturated Fat 6 g
    Unsaturated Fat 18 g
    Cholesterol 70 mg
    Sodium 455 mg
    Carbohydrates 2 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Protein 22 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)