Thai-Style Lime Chicken

Tamarind paste is made from the pulp of seeds of the tamarind tree, a tree native to North Africa and Asia. It adds a pleasing sour taste to many Middle Eastern, East Asian, and Indian dishes and can be found in some supermarkets, Asian or Latin supermarkets.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup lime juice
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. tamarind paste
  • 1 tsp. bottled minced garlic
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

Directions

  • Preheat the grill.
  • In a blender, process the lime juice, olive oil, fish sauce, soy sauce, tamarind paste, garlic, and cilantro until smooth. Place the marinade and the chicken breasts in a large, resealable plastic bag. Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator for 15 minutes. Remove and drain off excess marinade.
  • Place the chicken on the grill. Grill for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through, turning over halfway through cooking.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup lime juice
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. tamarind paste
  • 1 tsp. bottled minced garlic
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

Directions

  • Preheat the grill.
  • In a blender, process the lime juice, olive oil, fish sauce, soy sauce, tamarind paste, garlic, and cilantro until smooth. Place the marinade and the chicken breasts in a large, resealable plastic bag. Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator for 15 minutes. Remove and drain off excess marinade.
  • Place the chicken on the grill. Grill for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through, turning over halfway through cooking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium200mg
Total Carbohydrate0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein39g