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Cilantro Lime Chicken {Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts}
Cilantro Lime Chicken
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Cilantro Lime Chicken – chicken kebabs marinated in garlic, cilantro, jalapeno and lime juice. A quick and easy grilled chicken dinner the whole family will ask for again and again.
Servings: 4
Author: Erin
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 3 Tbls olive oil
  • 2 Tbls cilantro , chopped
  • 2 clove garlic , minced
  • 1 small jalapeno , seeded and chopped
  • 1 pound chicken , but into 1 inch pieces
Avocado Dipping Sauce
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 lime , juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Combine lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, garlic and jalapeno in a large resealable bag. Add chicken pieces, massaging to coat everything. Place in fridge for 25 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill to high heat.
  3. Thread chicken pieces onto skewers.
  4. Grill over 6-7 minutes per side, until the chicken is completely cooked.
  5. Meanwhile prepare the dipping sauce.
  6. Scoop out the flesh of the avocado into a bowl. Use a fork to mash until smooth. Mix in yogurt, lime juice, and stir until everything is incorporated. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Once the chicken is completely cooked, remove from the grill and serve with the dipping sauce.
Recipe Notes

Inspired by Cooking Light