Mustard Lime Chicken

Mustard Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa Recipe

Full of vibrant flavor and fresh ingredients, this Mustard Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa Recipe is a must-try for Cinco de Mayo or any other day!

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Mustard Lime Chicken
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Mustard Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Marinating time1 hr
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 210kcal


  • 4 (5- to 6-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Avocado Salsa , for serving


  • Place the chicken breasts in a large bowl. In a blender or food processor, combine the lime juice, cilantro, mustard, olive oil, cumin, salt, pepper, and cayenne (if using). Pulse to combine well. Pour over the chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 4 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Remove the chicken from the marinade. Place in a baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes or until meat registers 165ºF on an instant-read thermometer. Serve with the salsa.


Nutrition Facts
Mustard Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 90mg30%
Sodium 585mg24%
Potassium 594mg17%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 11.3mg14%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Mustard Lime Chicken Recipe

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