BudgetFriendly Cilantro Lime Roasted Chicken

Diabetes Recipe: BudgetFriendly Cilantro Lime Roasted Chicken

Cilantro and lime make a fresh and zesty flavor combination in this chicken dish.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

This Recipe Serves 6


Cooking Spray
2½ – pound whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 lime, zested and juiced
1 tablespoon honey
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
½ teaspoon salt (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Remove the skin from the chicken and arrange in a single layer in the baking pan.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, honey, garlic, ground black pepper and salt (optional). Pour the mixture evenly over the chicken and bake for 45-50 minutes or until the internal temperature of the largest piece of chicken is 165 degrees. 

Side Suggestion: Frozen tri-color pepper mixture, steamed.

COST: $9.89 for entire recipe, just $1.65 per serving

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