Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe Weight Watchers Friendly!

This Cilantro Lime Chicken is simple to make and is only ONLY 1 SMART POINTS PER SERVING! We used the Weight Watchers mobile app calculator for all points calculations.

UPDATED with FREESTYLE SmartPoints – ONLY 1 SMART POINTS PER SERVING!!

This cilantro lime chicken is perfect for the whole family, the best news is that it's weight watchers friendly so you don't have to stray from your diet!

Cilantro Lime Chicken is a great recipe that the whole family will love. In the post you will find links to products that we love. If you make a purchase through these links we may make a small commission.
We all know that chicken is a great lean protein so this dish is perfect for those of you on Weight Watchers! It has very few ingredients but they are all very flavorful and fresh tasting which makes this dish even better! It’s only 4 Weight Watchers Smart Points per serving. That was calculated based on this recipe at six servings. If you serve over rice, the points will change.
 This cilantro lime chicken is perfect for the whole family, the best news is that it's weight watchers friendly so you don't have to stray from your diet!I love making meals that are quick and easy. The whole family loves this meal, even the kids. Because the chicken is low on the points scale this whole meal is very friendly for Weight Watchers and dieting in general. The whole recipe is 31 points, one serving is about 6 Points on the SmartPoints scale! I served ours with rice as a side and used the leftover chicken on my salad the next day. This chicken would also be great in a sandwich or wrap.

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet, 10.25-inchLodge Cast Iron Skillet, 10.25-inchOXO 3 Piece Good Grips Wooden Turner Set, WoodOXO 3 Piece Good Grips Wooden Turner Set, WoodUncle Ben's Natural Whole Grain Brown Rice 2 LbsUncle Ben’s Natural Whole Grain Brown Rice 2 Lbs

If you are looking for healthy and delicious recipes to add to your weekly meal plan, look no further! This one will quickly become a house favorite. You’ll love making it too, it is so quick and easy. With few ingredients I always know that I’ll have things on hand to whip up this tasty meal for the whole family. Try it with these buttery dill carrots!

Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

UPDATED with FREESTYLE SmartPoints – ONLY 1 SMART POINTS PER SERVING!!

Heat olive oil on medium in a large skillet.

This cilantro lime chicken is perfect for the whole family, the best news is that it's weight watchers friendly so you don't have to stray from your diet!
Add garlic and brown for approx 2 minutes
Add chicken and cook until no pink shows or 145 degrees.
Reduce heat and add lime juice.

This cilantro lime chicken is perfect for the whole family, the best news is that it's weight watchers friendly so you don't have to stray from your diet!
Sprinkle with Cumin and Chili Powder.
Toss the chicken and allow to cook until juice starts to reduce.
Sprinkle with Cilantro.

This cilantro lime chicken is perfect for the whole family, the best news is that it's weight watchers friendly so you don't have to stray from your diet!Serve and enjoy!

UPDATED with FREESTYLE SmartPoints – ONLY 1 SMART POINTS PER SERVING!!

RICE is not calculated in points. Plan accordingly!

SmartPoints calcuated using the Weight Watchers App.

Do you know what would make the perfect side for your Cilantro Chicken meal?  I do, Carrot Salad. This Carrot Salad recipe is a tangy blend of sweet and sour with a cripsy crunch. It’s full of texture, flavor and color that will compliment any meal.

Looking for More Great Weight Watchers Recipes?

Weight Watchers Smart Points Salads

Weight Watchers SmartPoints: The Only Weight Watchers Post You Need

50 Weight Watcher SmartPoints Desserts

100 Weight Watchers SmartPoints Casseroles

Weight Watchers Recipes Under 10 Smart Points

Weight Watcher Snacks Under 5 Smart Points

Weight Watchers Fast Food Choices Under 10 Smart Points

4.67 from 6 votes
Print

Cilantro Lime Chicken Weight Watchers Friendly!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 224 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Boneless Chicken Breasts Cubes
  • 1/4 cup lime juice or juice of 2 fresh limes
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Cumin
  • 2 teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil on medium in a large skillet.
  2. Add garlic and brown for approx 2 minutes
  3. Add chicken and cook until no pink shows or 145 degrees.
  4. Reduce heat and add lime juice.
  5. Sprinkle with Cumin and Chili Powder.
  6. Toss the chicken and allow to cook until juice starts to reduce.
  7. Sprinkle with Cilantro.
  8. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Cilantro Lime Chicken Weight Watchers Friendly!
Amount Per Serving (6 g)
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 188mg 8%
Potassium 610mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 32g 64%
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 6.8%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
This cilantro lime chicken is perfect for the whole family, the best news is that it's weight watchers friendly so you don't have to stray from your diet!
Michele is a married mom of 3 adult children. She is currently enjoying spending time with her husband in the empty nest. Michele can be found working on a healthy lifestyle, camping or having some frugal fun. Not necessarily in that order!

Latest posts by Michele Brosius (see all)

You Might Also Like

43 Comments

Leave a Reply