Skillet Honey Lime Chicken Recipe

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Katherine Bowman Modified: March 24, 2022
Skillet Honey Lime Chicken Recipe

How To Make Skillet Honey Lime Chicken

Sweet and tangy, this honey lime chicken balances flavors well. The meat has a flavorful spice rub and is cooked in a skillet until juicy.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • lbchicken thighs,or chicken breasts, boneless skinless
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1tspchili powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • ½cuphoney
  • juice of one lime
  • zest of one lime
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 1clovegarlic,minced


  1. In a medium sized skillet over medium heat add olive oil. In a small bowl combine cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Rub on chicken and place in skillet.

  2. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink and 165 degrees F. Remove chicken and set aside on a plate.

  3. Add honey, lime juice and zest, soy sauce and garlic. Bring to a boil over medium high heat and reduce heat and whisk until it starts to thicken. About 2 minutes.

  4. Add the chicken back to the skillet and coat in the sauce. Garnish with lime wedges if desired.


  • Calories: 422.93kcal
  • Fat: 23.78g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.80g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.25g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.54g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.57g
  • Fiber: 4.09g
  • Sugar: 25.53g
  • Protein: 20.36g
  • Cholesterol: 111.13mg
  • Sodium: 596.10mg
  • Calcium: 61.96mg
  • Potassium: 424.63mg
  • Iron: 2.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 35.69µg
  • Vitamin C: 39.32mg
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