Budget-Friendly Cilantro Lime Roasted Chicken

Cilantro Lime Roasted Chicken

Nutritional FactsCost: This recipe is $9.89 for the entire recipe. That's just $1.65 per serving.

Yield: 6 servings | Serving Size: ½ breast, 1 thigh or 1 drumstick + 1 wing | Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • 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.

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