Cilantro Lime Marinade ~ Money Saving Recipe

04/05/2012 3:00 pm · 0 comments

by Sarah A Thrifty Mom

Marinades are a great way to boost flavor when cooking meat.  They are so easy and will give you a juicy, moist and flavorful cut of meat.

The other day I pulled 3 frozen chicken breast out of the freezer and needed to come up with  a dinner idea, I decided to make a Spinach Pecan Salad with Mandarin Oranges and Grilled Chicken breast (will post recipe late).

I have never been one to follow recipes instead I tend to create my own (sometimes they turn out better than others..lol)

I decided to make a Cilantro Lime Marinade and it turned out absolutely delicious and one that I will be adding to our favorites list.

Ingredients 

4 Tablespoons  Lime Juice

4 Tablespoons Olive Oil

4 Tablespoons  Cilantro minced

Pinch of Salt and Pepper

2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar

2 Tablespoons  Balsamic Vinegar

1 Garlic Clove minced

I added it right to the bag of frozen chicken, mixed it around so the chicken as well coated.  After 2 hours the chicken was thawed and I grilled it up on the George Foreman Grill.  If your chicken is not frozen you can marinate it for 30minutes to an hour then cook. Easy as that…. Simple Money Saving Recipe

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