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Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken is coated in a flavorful cilantro lime marinade.  Delicious served by itself, wrapped in a taco, or even served in a burrito bowl!  
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Total Time 54 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • 1 ½ Pounds Chicken Breast, (4 Chicken Breast)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Pepper

Cilantro Lime Marinade:

  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
  • ¼ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ Jalapeno, (Seeds removed)
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • Zest of half lime
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ Bunch Cilantro
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Pepper


  • Season chicken breast with salt and pepper and add to a large zip lock bag.
  • In a food processor (or blender), add cilantro lime marinade ingredients and pulse until well combined.
  • Pour ½ glaze into the large zip lock bag with chicken.
  • Shake to coat the chicken. Marinade for at least 30 minutes up to 12 hours.
  • Brush cast iron grill (or indoor grill pan) with olive oil and heat over medium high heat for 10 minutes. If using outdoor grill, heat grill over medium high heat.
  • Grill chicken for 7 minutes, the flip.
  • Brush marinade over the top of the chicken and let cook another 7 minutes.
  • Remove from grill and drizzle the rest of the marinade over chicken.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and lime wedges.


Serve by itself, in a taco, or burrito bowl! Grilled chicken is freezer friendly.

Nutrition is based on the Weight Watchers Freestyle Program guidelines. Nutrition calculated using Weight Watchers calculator.
NUTRITION: Serves 4 - (5 SmartPoints Per Serving) CALORIES: 135 FAT: 13.5 SATURATED FAT: 1.8 CARBS: 4.3 FIBER: 0 SUGARS: 4.3 PROTEIN: 4.3