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Baked garlic lime chicken breasts

 17 ratings

Prep Time:5 mins

Cooking Time:30 mins

Serves:4 Adults


Baked garlic lime chicken breasts

Chicken is a low fat, lean meat that can be used in many dishes. This recipe is full of flavour and healthy too.


  • 4 skinless chicken breasts, 520g / 1lb 2½ oz.
  • 25ml / 1fl oz. of fresh lime juice, half a lime
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped or minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Mix the lime juice, olive oil and garlic together in a large sealable plastic bag
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste
  3. Add the chicken to the bag and seal it, removing as much air from the bag as you can
  4. Marinate chicken, turning bag over once or twice, for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours in refrigerator
  5. Preheat oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6
  6. Remove chicken from marinade and throw away the marinade
  7. Brown the chicken breasts on a hot griddle pan, for a short while on each side until they get some colour
  8. Place on a roasting tin and roast in the oven until cooked through, about 25 to 30 minutes

What you will need

  • Casserole dish

Serving suggestions

Serve with baby potatoes and green vegetables (broccoli, mange tout, French beans or peas), or with a salad for a lighter option

"You will need a large ‘sealable’ bag for this recipe"

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