Friday, July 22, 2011

Fantastic Foodie Fridays ~Thai Lime Chicken

Serve your family a clean and tasty Thai-inspired chicken dish in just 35 minutes (and it's freezable!) Try serving your protein with brown rice, a seasonal veggie or your favorite quinoa dish.


  • 1/3 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp ginger, ground
  • 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 lime


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a mini food processor, grind peanuts until fine, but not to paste.
  3. In a small bowl, combine peanuts, garlic powder and ginger.
  4. Place chicken on a cookie sheet and squeeze juice from lime overtop. Then roll chicken in peanut mixture until well coated.
  5. Bake chicken in oven for 25 minutes or until no longer pink in center.

Nutrients per 4-oz serving: Calories: 360, Total Fat: 16 g, Sat. Fat: 3 g, Carbs: 11 g, Fiber: 3 g, Sugars: 3 g, Protein: 42 g, Sodium: 85 mg, Cholesterol: 95 mg
Serves: 2Hands-on time: 10 minutesTotal time: 35 minutes
By Heather Bainbridge, RD | Photo: Gregory James, Food Styling: Jessica Colley

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