How to Make a Chili Lime Marinade
Mix up a marinade for your chicken breasts. Marinades are a good way to let ingredient flavors soak into meat. For this recipe, take the minced garlic, lime juice, honey, lime zest, 2 Tablespoons of the Chugwater Chili Gourmet Blendand olive oil together in a small mixing bowl.
How to Marinate Chicken Breasts
Place the chicken breasts in either a large bowl or freezer bag. Either method works it just depends on if you want to wash an extra dish or not. Pour marinade onto chicken breasts. Make sure all the chicken breasts are covered in marinade. Marinate for at least 30 minutes ( an hour would be best to get the flavors soaked into the meat).
Preparing Chicken Breasts for Baking
After you have marinated your chicken for at least 30 minutes, it is time to bake it. Place the chicken in a baking pan or on a cookie sheet. Take the remaining Chugwater Chili Seasoning and coat the chicken breasts with it. If you want to garnish the tops with lime slices you can do that too.
How to Bake Chicken Breasts
You will now bake the chicken uncovered in the oven for 30 minutes or until fully cooked. Broil for 5 minutes to get the tops golden. To check to see if it is cooked you can use a thermometer or slice into the chicken to make sure it is cooked.
How to Serve Baked Chicken Breasts
Once the chili lime chicken breasts are done you can serve it with rice and veggies as a meal prep option. You could also serve it on salads or as taco meat. There are many ways to enjoy this dish. It is versatile and perfect to enjoy on any given day.
Here are some of our easy side dish recipes that go well with our chili lime chicken breasts:
- Seasoned Oven Fries
- Easy Chili Lime Pasta Salad
- Roasted Asparagus with Creamy Southwestern Sauce
- Corn Salad with Southwest Dressing
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