Chicken with salsa and lime

Chicken with salsa and lime


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About this recipe: Quick, easy, spicy chicken served with lime wedges and a dollop of natural yoghurt or creme fraiche.


Serves: 6 

  • 120g chunky salsa
  • 4 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 6 skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 tablespoons plain yoghurt
  • 1 lime, sliced into segments

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. In a shallow dish or bowl combine the salsa, mustard and lime juice. Mix well. Add chicken, cover dish and refrigerate. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade and add to frying pan. Saute, turning frequently, until browned on all sides. Meanwhile, boil remaining marinade in a saucepan for 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add marinade to chicken, and fry 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken starts to glaze. Remove chicken to serving platter; raise heat to high and boil marinade for 1 minute. Spoon marinade over chicken and top each breast with 1 tablespoon yoghurt and 1 lime wedge. Serve.

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