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Yield: 6 servings | Serving Size: ½ breast, 1 thigh or 1 drumstick + 1 wing | Prep Time: 5 minutes
2½ pound whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 lime, zested and juiced
1 tablespoon honey
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
½ teaspoon salt (optional)
This recipe is $9.89 for the entire recipe.
That's just $1.65 per serving.
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
2. Remove the skin from the chicken and arrange in a single layer in the baking pan.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together the cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, honey, garlic, ground black pepper and salt (optional). Pour the
mixture evenly over the chicken and bake for 45-50 minutes or until the internal temperature of the largest piece of chicken is 165
Side Suggestion: Frozen tri-color pepper mixture, steamed.