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Basil Lime Chicken

A delightful recipe to put a new lemon twist a chicken recipe. Sometimes chicken breast can be a little dry and tasteless but this is a great way to spice it up and keep it moist. Serves 2-3.

Basil Chicken

3 Limes (juice and zest) Divided
3 T Olive Oil
1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 T Dijon Mustard
3 T Worcestershire Sauce
3 T Soy Sauce
6 Green Onions Chopped Divided
4 Cloves Garlic Minced Divided
2 T Chopped Basil
Salt and Pepper to taste
3 lbs Chicken Breasts


1.Combine the zest and juice of 2 limes, Olive Oil, Mustard, Worcestershire, Soy, 3 onions, 2 garlic cloves salt and pepper and mix well.
2.Cut chicken into even cutlets and place in a gallon sized baggie.
3.Pour marinade over the chicken and marinate for 1 hour.
4.Preheat grill.
5.Place chicken on grill and grill for 7 minutes.
6.Then flip and cook until internal temp reaches 170.
7.Remove from grill and let meat rest.
8.Meanwhile combine juice and zest of one lime with extra virgin olive oil, 3 chopped onions, 2 minced garlic cloves, basil.
9.Slice chicken into bite-sized pieces and pour sauce over top.

Average: 3.6 (19 votes)

Comments's picture

Basil Lime Chicken

Emayer's picture

very tasty!!!