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We right here in California LOVE Mexican meals. It’s a staple. And in the event you can maintain it easy and make it at house then why not? This Spicy Lime Hen is unbelievably straightforward to make, scrumptious and Entire 30/Paleo/ Keto compliant!
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Spicy Lime Chicken garnished with cilantro on top of a bed of tomatoes and avocado on white plate


Spicy Lime Hen:

I exploit bone in, pores and skin on thighs for this recipe. If you happen to choose to toss in a few breasts chances are you’ll, simply know they received’t be as tender and juicy because the darkish meat. If you happen to select to make use of breasts, be certain they’re as near the dimensions of the thighs as you may get and once more, they need to be bone in, pores and skin on. I do know a whole lot of you draw back from pores and skin on, I urge you to not. One of the simplest ways to get moist, tender hen is to maintain the bone in and pores and skin on. And, all of the flavorful herbs and spices are on the pores and skin! This flavorful hen roasts within the oven in 20-25 minutes. Drizzle with recent lime juice and sprinkle with crimson pepper flakes….superb.

Spicy Lime Chicken on white plate with tomatoes, avocado, lime wedges and dressing


If You Need to Bump it Up a Notch, I’ve Two Recommendations:

If you wish to take an already superb recipe and make it much more so, serve together with my Tomato and Avocado Salad with Lime French dressing!

Tomato and Avocado Salad on white platter surrounded by lime wedges and a green and white dish cloth


Or prime this scrumptious hen with my mango salsa! (<—recipe) 

mango Salsa in a white bowl to be used on Spicy Lime Chicken

Really easy, so scrumptious, so stunning!

Spicy Lime Chicken on top of tomatoes and avocado, served on white platter and garnished with cilantro


A simple to make spicy hen dish! I serve it with my mango salsa, recipe hyperlink posted above. Observe: I like to recommend utilizing bone in pores and skin on thighs for this recipe. If you happen to select to make use of breasts make sure you get bone in, pores and skin on and get them as near the dimensions of the thighs as you possibly can. Generally you simply cannot discover small hen breasts, in the event you use hen breasts which are significantly bigger than thighs, place them within the oven ten minutes earlier than including thighs to the pan .


Essential Course



Key phrase:

straightforward dinner recipe, kid-friendly recipes, summer time recipe

Servings: 4 servings

Writer: Linda Spiker

  • 6
    hen thighs
    bone in, pores and skin on (see notes for utilizing breasts above)
  • Olive oil
  • Floor coriander (to style)
  • Floor cumin (to style)
  • Sea salt (to style)
  • Garlic powder (to style)
  • Freshly floor black pepper (to style)
  • Crimson pepper Flakes (to style)
  • 2
    Limes quartered
  • 1/4
    Cilantro, for garnish, chopped

  1. Flip oven to 450 levels and place oven rack in heart place.

  2. Brush each side of hen with olive oil and sprinkle evenly and liberally with sea salt, pepper, coriander, cumin and garlic powder.

  3. Place ready hen pores and skin facet up into oven secure pan. Prepare dinner for 20-25 minutes, relying on measurement.

  4. When hen is finished, take away from oven and drizzle with recent lime juice. Sprinkle with crimson pepper flakes to style and garnish with cilantro if desired. Serve with my tomato salad or mango salsa and watch individuals be very, very joyful.

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