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2 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Honey Lime Chicken

An awesome chicken dish with the most wonderful flavors.



  1. In a large resealable bag, combine flour and cayenne pepper.
  2. Cut chicken into strips and add chicken a few strips at a time to bag. shake to coat.
  3. In a skillet with butter, brown chicken on all sides.
  4. Combine the lime juice, honey, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; pour over chicken.
  5. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until juices run clear and sauce is thickened.
  6. Note: vary the amount of Worcestershire sauce and lime to your own taste.
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This looks like a good recipe, just use whole wheat flour, and remember that you aren't really consuming all of that flour, because you are just using the flour to coat the chicken. Also, I think the nutrition facts may be a wee bit off...a pat of butter and boneless, skinless chicken breast should not add up to 97mg of Cholesterol, right?
14 Jan 08 by member: artistgrl
Yumy!! I would make this as a special treat - but on normal days take everything except the butter and flour and use as a marinade for the chicken and grill! YUM!!
18 Jan 08 by member: lola_dark
I made this tonight and it was very good! Everyone liked it and it was easy to make with ingredients I had on hand.
22 Jan 08 by member: livelifefully
a little bit too much sugar but I am sure there are ways to make it work. Plus you can use Pam instead of butter.
25 Jan 08 by member: lttlangel
It's good. I imagine it would be good with lemon (instead of lime) juice. Easy to prepare too. I used Pam too.
24 Sep 08 by member: lisae
looks yummmmy!!
27 Feb 09 by member: ambssnx3
Can't wait to try this. I will be browning with Smart Balance spread or a little evoo rather than butter. Think I'll serve with steamed green beans and rice ... getting hungry just thinking about it :-)
08 Aug 09 by member: itsmecathy
This one got 5 stars from the hubby, who usually expresses skepticism about my "Diet" foods. I added a little garlic powder.
24 Oct 09 by member: Av8trix
Excellent recipe, though we found it a little light on the lime (and added to taste, as says the recipe!) My wife couldn't stop talking about it for a few days later. Definitely on my to-make-again list. It took me longer to cut the chicken into strips than it did to prepare the rest!
12 Dec 09 by member: serus
Awesome! Entire family enjoyed this one.
19 Jan 10 by member: cdkelly
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Nutrition summary:

There are 376 calories in 1 serving of Honey Lime Chicken.
Calorie break-down: 19% fat, 44% carbs, 37% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 70
Calories 376
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 7.77g 12%
  Saturated Fat 4.156g 21%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.72g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.943g  
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 125mg 5%
Potassium 450mg  
Total Carbohydrate 40.75g 14%
  Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
  Sugars 24.32g  
Protein 35.02g  
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 3% Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(376 calories)
19% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (44%)
Fat (19%)
Protein (37%)
Carbohydrates, 40.75g (44%) Fat, 7.77g (19%) Protein, 35.02g (37%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories