Chicken with Garlic and Lime

Chicken with Garlic and Lime 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Chicken with Garlic and Lime 150

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 8 chicken thighs skinned
  • 8 chicken breasts skinned
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime rind
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

Method

In large deep skillet or Dutch oven, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken, about 10 minutes. Transfer to plate.

Drain fat from pan; add remaining oil. Fry onion, garlic, lime rind, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 4 minutes.

Add stock and lime juice; bring to boil, scraping up brown bits. Return chicken and any juices to pan; cover and simmer until juices run clear when chicken is pierced, 15 minutes.

In bowl, whisk cornstarch with 2 tsp (10 mL) water; whisk into liquid around chicken and simmer until thickened, about 2 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 438 mg
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 238.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 95 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g

%RDI

  • Iron 12.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 17.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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