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Chili Lime Chicken

Chili Lime Chicken is tender oven-baked chicken, with an easy spice rub and no marinade needed. Flavored with chili powder, cumin, lime juice, and cilantro.

Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chili Lime Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 278 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 chicken thighs , boneless skinless
  • 1 lime , cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro , chopped


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix together chili powder, cumin, salt and cinnamon.
  3. Season chicken with spices and the olive oil, rubbing it into chicken until the spices don't look dry anymore.
  4. Place chicken in baking pan and roast for 30 minutes.

  5. When serving, squeeze fresh lime juice over the chicken and garnish with cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
Chili Lime Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 111mg37%
Sodium 304mg13%
Potassium 281mg8%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 501IU10%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.