Jalapeno Lime Chicken Recipe

Jalapeno Lime Chicken Recipe

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes


2 people

Spicy, citrusy, deep and complex, but also very simple and approachable. Jalapeno with lime is a classic Mexican combination.

This recipe is fun! You can slice the chicken and make fajitas or tacos. Put it on top a bed of crispy lettuce and array of veggies like corn, black beans, tomatoes, tortilla strips and avocado slices for a healthy and hearty salad. There are many ways to enjoy!

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  • 2 bone-in, skin on chicken breasts
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1-2 Poblano peppers, sliced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, sliced


  • 1 Heat a large skillet with olive oil on medium-high heat.
  • 2 Take your chicken breasts and season the skin side with 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of cumin and fresh cracked pepper.
  • 3 Place on the skillet, skin and seasoned side down. Then, season the other side.
  • 4 Sear the chicken until it's golden brown. It will not be cooked all the way at this point. Take off the heat and set aside.
  • 5 Then, add the onions and butter. Saute for about 1-2 minutes, until onions have softened. Then add lime juice.
  • 6 Add the jalapenos and cilantro. Add the chicken back in the pan.
  • 7 Add the red and Poblano peppers and saute until peppers become tender, but still remaining crunchy. Check that the chicken has cooked all the way through to 165 degrees.
  • 8 Serve with Mexican rice.



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