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Nutrition Facts

Calories 428
  Calories from Fat 266 (62%)
(45%)Total Fat 30g
(39%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
(48%)Cholesterol 143mg
(12%)Sodium 278mg
(14%)Potassium 487mg
Total Carbohydrate 9g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(61%)Protein 30g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Caribbean Lime Chicken


  • 4 Tbs lime juice, divided

  • 2 tsp minced garlic

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp thyme

  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

  • 3 lbs skin-on chicken parts

  • 2 Tbs vegetable oil

  • 4 large onions, cut into narrow wedges

  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced

  • 1/2 tsp curry powder

  • Lime, orange wedges, and fresh chives (optional garnish)

A mildly spicy lime-garlic sauce coats crispy chicken—serve over rice.


  • Mix 3 tablespoons of the lime juice, garlic, salt, thyme, pepper flakes, and black pepper in dish. Add chicken and mix well.
  • Heat oil until hot in large skillet. Place chicken in skillet in single layer and cook over medium heat until browned, about 5 minutes. Turn chicken over and brown other side, about 5 minutes.
  • Add onion to pan and cook, stirring often, about 8 minutes or until chicken and onions are cooked through.
  • Add tomatoes and curry powder to pan. Cook 2 minutes. Stir in remaining lime juice.
  • Serve with rice. Garnish with citrus wedges and fresh chives, if desired.

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