Chicken or Shrimp with Lime Cilantro Marinade

Lime Cilantro and Cumin Marinade
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A Lime Cilantro marinade is great idea for chicken and also shrimp. Fresh Lime Juice and Fresh Cilantro coupled with Olive Oil, Garlic, and Cumin and Honey come together beautifully and the chicken or shrimp will be also nicely tenderized. Great for tacos too!

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Chicken or Shrimp with Lime Cilantro Marinade

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 mins Total Time 10 mins
Servings: 4
Best Season: Summer



How to make a Cilantro Lime Marinade for Chicken or Shrimp

  1. Instructions

    In a bowl or jar, depending on how you like to make marinades, add all the ingredients together.

    Mix well and pour over your chicken or shrimp.

    In the video below, she makes essentially the same marinade other than the honey.

    Let marinade for at least 20 minutes. 

    Cook the chicken or shrimp on the barbecue or in the oven.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 chicken breast

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 400kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23.2g36%
Saturated Fat 4.7g24%
Cholesterol 125mg42%
Sodium 125mg6%
Potassium 390mg12%
Total Carbohydrate 6.67g3%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g2%
Sugars 4.6g
Protein 40.87g82%

Calcium 3 mg
Iron 13 mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: Lime, Cilantro, Cumin, Marinade

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  1. Made chicken breasts with some basmatic rice and a green salad
    Marinated for 2 hours and baked in the oven. Super good! Merci!

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