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Skillet Honey-Lime Chicken

Skillet Honey-Lime Chicken
  • Meal

    Main Course

  • Cusine

    Asian

Ingredients

1/3 cup low-sodium chicken broth

1 1/2 tsp cornstarch

2 tsp lime zest

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

1/4 cup honey

1 Tbsp soy sauce

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil

1 1/2 Tbsp butter

2 cloves garlic

Sliced green onions

Cooked coconut rice

Directions

Pour about 1 Tbsp of chicken broth into a small mixing bowl. Whisk in cornstarch. Pour in remaining chicken broth, lime zest, lime juice, honey and soy sauce. Whisk to blend, set aside. Pound thicker parts of chicken breasts to even thickness on using the flat side of a meat mallet. Season both sides with salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken about 5 - 6 minutes per side until golden brown and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm. Melt butter in same skillet used to cook chicken over medium heat. Saute garlic until golden and fragrant, about 30 seconds. Whisk lime juice mixture once more then pour into skillet and cook and stir until mixture has thickened and reduced slightly, about 2 minutes. Return chicken to skillet, spoon sauce over chicken. Garnish with green onions an serve warm with coconut rice if desired*.