Ginger Lime Chicken

This mouth-watering chicken dish is full of Asian flavor with the nutritional benefits of chicken. It can be had any time of the day. Increase or decrease quantity according to your appetite. Cook it and relish it!

Looking for a quick and easy low-carb recipe which is delicious as well as energy packed. This Asian inspired chicken recipe is not only flavorful, but can also be liberally experimented with. You can increase the quantity and instead of snacking, you can have it for dinner or lunch. The leftover chicken can be used for salads at other times.

For all the chicken lovers out there, it will be a tasty and healthy treat for your taste buds. If you are bored of the same bland taste of chicken in pursuit of staying healthy and fit, this recipe will rescue you with taste and health together. You don’t have to compromise on taste, in fact, it will be tastier and different than your regular chicken recipe, we can guarantee you that. 

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup tamari soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1 pnch chili flakes, extra for garnish
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted, for garnish (optional)
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish (optional)

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 318kcal
  • Carbs: 2g
  • Fat: 18 g
  • Protein: 37 g

Instructions

  1. Keep the chicken breasts in a large shallow bowl. Make holes in the chicken using a fork. This will help the chicken to absorb the marinade.
  1. Add the soy sauce, lime juice, sesame oil, lime zest, ginger and red pepper flakes to a small bowl and mix to combine. Pour the mixture over the chicken and let marinate in the refrigerator for 3 hours, up to 24 hours.
  1. Heat a large grill pan over medium-high flame. Once the pan is hot, add the chicken to it, pouring the additional marinade over top. Cook, keep turning the chicken in between. Cook till the chicken turns golden on the outside and is cooked for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  1. Now, garnish with red pepper flakes, sesame seeds and cilantro before serving.

Fill your stomach with high on strength and energy but low on carb chicken recipe and a satiate your taste buds. Best part is that you are cooking it at home, easily in less time without hassle. Go try it!

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