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Yields:
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.

Ingredients

Directions

  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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The first time I tried this, I got it from one of those instant recipe machines at Family Fare. I love to make it all the time, it's so easy! Especially if you get the frozen chicken tenders so you don't have to do any cutting. Even my husband and 2yo son love this recipe!
23 Jan 10 by member: Eemee
didnt like this one. The taste just wasnt all that good. well to each their own I guess. Doesnt mean the recipe wasnt a good one. Just means wasnt for me.
11 Feb 10 by member: dlishs
the whole family enjoyed this meal. thank you
11 Feb 10 by member: biggo3175
Awesome recipe. It was delicious.
09 Mar 10 by member: farbin1978
Outstanding! And not very difficult to make. I used the Splenda brown sugar blend instead of straight brown sugar. We will have this again and again!
10 Mar 10 by member: 4XMom
Great meal. Left overs going into a salad for liunch. My wife was sceptical but really liked it.
08 Apr 10 by member: Drew2327
Very good. I didn't have lime so I used lemon instead and it was still really good. My very picky husband loves this.
15 Jul 10 by member: chispaza
Personally, I don't see why one would need both honey and brown sugar. I would only use the honey and leave out the brown sugar. One source of sugar is enough.
27 Jul 10 by member: Lillian93940
Substitued Extra Virgin Olive Oil for the butter. It is high in sugars, so it is important to watch your serving size. Entire family loved it. Can also substitue Worchestershire Sauce with Soy Sauce and it gives it a General Tso Chicken Flavor.
28 Jul 10 by member: Glorifiedgopher
Delicious way to prepare chicken. Here are the things I changed: Used Splenda brown sugar, doubled the lime juice, used Perdue Perfect Portions chicken breast roasted garlic with white wine, and Land O Lakes Light butter with canola oil. As I was cooking the chicken I sprayed it with Pam Butter Spray to keep moist and it browned nicely. This is a nice main dish and we served with just a vegetable (as we are dieting of course) and it was quite filling. My version cut the calories a little also. Thank you ghastlyomg.
30 Jul 10 by member: The Next Number
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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
19%
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