Chili-Lime Chicken

  • Prep Time:
    10 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    40 minutes

  • Yield:
    4 to 6 servings


  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup Santa Cruz Organic® 100% Lime Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro or thinly sliced jalapeno pepper


  1. SEASON chicken generously with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Place chicken in skillet. Cook 3 minutes per side or until well browned. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.
  2. STIR onion and garlic into pan drippings; cook 30 seconds. Add broth, lime juice, chili pepper and cumin, stirring to scrape up browned bits. Return chicken to skillet. Cover with tight-fitting lid. Reduce heat to low and simmer 25 minutes or until very tender.
  3. SHRED chicken with two forks. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutritional Information

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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