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Honey Lime Garlic Chicken

Incredibly flavorful Honey Lime Garlic Chicken is pan-seared for a crispy outside and baked for a juicy, tender center. One pan, ready in 30 minutes, you can't go wrong with this easy dinner recipe! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 189kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts OR 6 large chicken thighs (bone-in or boneless)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons butter divided
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • juice of 1 lime about 2 tablespoons
  • chopped cilantro


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and season chicken with salt and pepper to taste. 
  • In a large skillet over medium heat melt 2 tablespoons butter, add honey and juice from 1/2 of a lime, stir and bring to a boil. Add chicken and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until browned. Transfer chicken to a plate. 
  • Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter, garlic, and remaining lime juice to the pan and stir until melted bubbling. Transfer chicken back to the pan and spoon sauce from the pan over each piece of chicken. 
  • Transfer skillet to oven and bake for 15-20 minutes until cooked through. Add lime slices and chopped cilantro for garnish and serve. 


Serving suggestion: Serve with steamed white rice and roasted vegetables or a tossed green salad for a complete meal. 


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 455mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg