* Heads Up: There is a 30 minute marinating time! *You could also marinate it longer (prepare it in the morning, refrigerate all day, then pop it in the oven when you get home)
Spray large glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F/205 degrees F.
Scatter chopped onion over chicken. Score chicken (poke holes in it with a fork).
Mix honey, lime juice and oil together. Pour over chicken with onion. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Cook chicken, uncovered, (in marinade) for 30 minutes, turning after 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
Turn the oven up to broil for 3-5 minutes (watch carefully so it doesn't burn)
Serve over rice or with baked potatoes, If desired, spoon over little of the marinade over the cooked rice.
🔢WW POINTSYou can click HERE To see what it is on your WW plan (with chicken thighs) OR made with chicken breasts (it's often less points)*I calculated the marinade at only ½, as you generally would not use more than half. However, the entire marinade amount is included in the recipe nutrition calculation.👪 SERVING SIZEThis recipe makes 6 servings. If you want to cut the recipe in half, double or triple it, simply click on the blue servings in the recipe card, select the number of servings you'd like and the ingredient amounts will adjust accordingly. ram)🍽EQUIPMENTI like to use a 9X13 lasagna baking dish with a lid (affiliate link) for this lime honey chicken recipe. That way, I can marinate the chicken in the same dish I bake it in.🍽STORAGEStore chicken in the fridge for up to 3 days in a sealed container. You can freeze this recipe in a sealed container for up to 3 months.📖SUBSTITUTIONS & VARIATIONS
Chicken - I often use chicken breasts instead of chicken thighs *chicken breasts are less points on most personal WW plans (see WW points)
Spicier - add additional crushed red pepper flakes into the marinade while cooking to imbue heat into the dish and garnish
Kid friendly - skip the lime zest and add extra honey!
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📋 Honey Lime Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 356Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Vitamin A 42IU1%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.