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baked honey lime chicken with broccoli and rice on a plate
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Baked Honey Lime Chicken

Baked Honey Lime Chicken breasts with broccoli cook on one sheet pan and take less than 30 minutes to make. It's a super easy dinner recipe everyone loves!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword honey lime chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 251kcal
Author Dee
Cost $10

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts thin, about 2 pounds
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups broccoli chopped

For the Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 lime juice of

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • Line a sheet pan with foil over bottom and sides, and pour oil on pan
  • Place the chicken breasts on the pan, and season both sides with sea salt, garlic, pepper and ginger
  • Pour about 1/2 of the sauce mixture over the chicken, and bake for 20 minutes
  • Add chopped broccoli to the tray, and spoon remaining sauce evenly over chicken and broccoli
  • When chicken is 165 degrees, according to meat thermometer, and broccoli is crisp tender, remove from oven, and serve

For the sauce

  • In a small mixing bowl, mix the honey, soy sauce and lime juice until well blended

Notes

Thin chicken breasts cook in about 20 to 25 minutes. If you use thicker ones, cook time may be longer. Use a meat thermometer to test doneness. You may want to slice chicken in half before baking for a shorter cook time.
You can make extra sauce to serve with chicken if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 941mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 317IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg