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Honey Lime Chicken Recipe

One of my family's favorite dinners, honey lime chicken is simple to make and delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: honey lime chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Karrie


  • 4 Chicken Breasts cut into strips
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 20 oz can pineapple tidbits keep the juice!
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 tbsp Lime juice
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tsp Corn starch


  • Cut the chicken into strips or bite sized pieces and sprinkle with garlic salt.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over med-high and add chicken.
  • Cook chicken until golden brown.
  • Drain the pineapple, keeping the juices.
  • Add 1/4 cup of the pineapple juice to the skillet.
  • Cover and simmer 6-8 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan.
  • Add honey, lime juice, soy sauce, cornstarch and remainder of pineapple juice to the pan.
  • Bring to a boil stirring constantly.
  • Cook and stir until thick and clear, about one minute.
  • Add chicken and pineapple tidbits last and heat through.
  • Serve over hot rice and it's cool to garnish with lime wedges or Chow Mein noodles.
  • To freeze this recipe, cook it all up as directed above. Then let it cool, and add it to a gallon size freezer bag. Label and freeze. Then warm it up and serve with fresh hot rice.


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 1093mg | Potassium: 703mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg