5 from 3 votes

Sweet Chili Lime Chicken

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Quick and easy chili lime chicken recipe, made in one pot/ pan with simple ingredients on stovetop. This sweet & spicy 30 minute weeknight meal can also be grilled or baked.

Servings: 5 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Calories: 423 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger Finely minced
  • 1 tsp Chili flakes Optional
  • 5 Chicken breasts Boneless
  • 1/2 cup Sweet chili sauce
  • 3 tbsp Soy sauce Low sodium
  • 4 tbsp Lime juice
  • 2-3 tbsp Honey
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • Green onions Thinly sliced, For garnish
  • Lime slices For garnish


  1. In a large nonstick pan, heat oil over medium high heat.

  2. Add garlic, ginger, chili flakes, chicken breasts and saute for a few minutes until slightly golden brown. Be careful not to burn the ginger and garlic. 

  3. Add sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, lime juice, honey, paprika, salt, pepper and mix everything together.

  4. Cover and cook for about about 10 minutes. 

  5. Then, uncover and cook for a few more minutes until liquid is reduced and thick and chicken is fully cooked. 

  6. Garnish with lime slices and green onions. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Chili Lime Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 423 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 144mg48%
Sodium 1128mg47%
Potassium 877mg25%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 49g98%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 5.9mg7%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.