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Grilled Chili Lime Chicken Recipe

Grilled Chili Lime Chicken by Prep Dish, summer squash, asparagus

“Chili lime chicken marinade makes the best easy low-carb chicken recipe. Serve it with asparagus and summer squash for an easy dinner.

This chili lime chicken marinade forms the basis for an easy and delicious dinner. It’s full of flavor and quite quick to put together. You’ll use both the lime juice and the zest, giving the marinade a bold citrusy flavor that simply screams summer.” – Allison Schaaf

Grilled Chili Lime Chicken

by, Allison Schaaf | Prep Dish

Servings: 4

USWM Shopping List: Pastured Boneless/Skinless Chicken Breasts


Chili Lime Chicken Marinade

  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the Chicken & Veggies

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For the Chili Lime Chicken Marinade

  1. In a small bowl, combine 2T olive oil, the zest and juice of 1 lime, 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder, 1/2 tsp smoked paprika, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, and 1/2 tsp salt.
  2. Mix until it forms a paste and brush evenly over both sides of chicken breasts. Store in a container in the fridge for 1-24 hours OR place in a freezer container or freezer bag & store in freezer

For the Chicken & Veggies

  1. Trim & discard woody ends off 1 bunch of asparagus. Cut 2 squash into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Heat grill to med-high heat.
  3. Grill chicken on each side for 4-5 mins or until cooked through, 165 F.
  4. Remove from heat and allow to rest for 5-10min.
  5. While chicken is resting, toss asparagus and summer squash w/ 2T olive oil & S&P to taste.
  6. Cook vegetables on grill pan on med-low heat ~10mins.

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Allison Schaaf, Bio

Allison Schaaf

Prep Dish is a gluten-free, paleo, and keto meal planning website. Celebrity personal chef & dietitian Allison Schaaf thoughtfully crafts each plan using her own well-tested recipes. Each meal plan allows you, the home cook, to spend only 2-3 hours preparing a week’s worth of crave-worthy, healthy meals using seasonal, whole foods (nothing processed!). We aim to save you time while keeping your family’s taste buds happy.