Quick Florida Keys Style Citrus Chicken

Vickie Parks


This is a quick dinner (ready in less than half an hour) that's great for summertime barbecues. It's a speedy version of the classic dish that doesn't require hours of marinating time, and it's still just as delicious.

★★★★☆ 1 vote
10 Min
15 Min
Pan Fry


4 medium
skinless boneless chicken breast halves
2-3 clove
garlic, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp
butter or margaine
1 tsp
fresh lime zest
2 Tbsp
lime juice
1/4 tsp
ground ginger
1/8 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1 large


1In a large skillet cook chicken and garlic in hot butter over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until no pink remains in chicken, turning chicken once and stirring garlic occasionally.
2Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine lime peel, lime juice, ginger and crushed red pepper; set aside.
3Peel orange. Reserving juice, cut the orange in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into slices. Add reserved orange juice and lime juice mixture to the skillet. Place orange slices on top of chicken. Cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated throughout.
4To serve, spoon pan drippings over chicken.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy