Cilantro Lime Roasted Chicken


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 whole chicken (cut into 8 pieces about 2 1/2 lbs)
  • 2 tbsp cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 lime (zested and juiced)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
Remove the skin from the chicken and arrange in a single layer in the baking pan.
In a small bowl, whisk together the cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, honey, garlic, ground black pepper and salt. Pour the mixture evenly over the chicken and bake for 45-50 minutes or until the internal temperature of the largest piece of chicken is 165 degrees.