Easy Honey Lime Garlic Chicken


Easy Honey Lime Garlic Chicken
Incredibly delicious chicken and very simple to make! First, the chicken is pan-seared in a richly flavorful honey lime garlic sauce. Next, it's baked in the oven with the sauce to create a juicy, tender center. And, ready in 30 minutes! Each serving has 226 calories and 8 grams of fat.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 226kcal


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 ounces each)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons reduced-fat butter or Smart Balance Light, divided
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice, divided (juice from 2-3 limes)


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Season chicken with a little salt and pepper to taste. In a large nonstick pan, over medium heat melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add honey and 2 tablespoons lime juice. Stir until bubbly. Add chicken and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until browned. Transfer chicken to a glass or metal baking dish.
  • Add the remaining 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons lime juice, and garlic. Stir until melted and a little bubbly. Spoon sauce from the pan over each piece of chicken. Use all the sauce.
  • Bake chicken in oven for about 15 minutes until cooked through. Add lime slices and cilantro for garnish, if desired.



Makes 4 servings. Each 1 chicken breast with sauce.

Serving Tips

I love to served this chicken with 
Simple and Delicious Roasted Asparagus
and Just Delicious Baked Sweet Potatoes. So yum! 

WW Freestyle SmartPoints
WW SmartPoints 6-Green
SKINNY FACTS: for 1 chicken breast with sauce
226 calories, 8g fat, 1g sat. fat, 75mg chol, 26g prot, 16g carbs, 0g fiber, 239mg sod, 13g sugar
FACTS: for Freestyle SmartPoints
98 calories, 0g sat fat, 0g protein 13g sugar

Skinny Facts

Serving: 1breastCalories: 226kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 26gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 239mgSugar: 13gBlue Smart Points: 5Green Smart Points: 6

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