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Chicken With Lime and Poppy Seed

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“We love lime and I use it in a lot of things instead of lemon. It adds a unique and delicious flavor. Use more of less poppyseeds as you desire. Serve with steamed broccoli and a salad.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the chicken into cubes. (I use a pair of shears, it's much quicker and very easy).
  2. In a ziploc bag, place all of the dry ingredients, including the lime zest and 1/2 of the poppy seeds.
  3. Place the chicken cubes into the ziploc, seal and give it a good shake to coat all the chicken evenly.
  4. In a frying pan pour a small amount of extra virgin olive oil, enough to coat the pan and heat until a pinch of the flour mixture sizzles when dropped inches.
  5. Fry the chicken cubes until golden brown, only a couple of minutes on each side. Sprinkle the remaining poppy seeds onto the chicken and just stir gently to coat.
  6. If you have an oven proof skillet, just cover it and place it in the over. Or, transfer all of the chicken to a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake for approximately 25 minutes or until chicken is done.
  7. Return to the frying pan and add the lime juice and chicken stock. Bring to a boil and let it reduce to 1/2 before serving. After 1/2 of the liquid evaporates, use a fork to break up the inside of the lime and allow it to drip onto the chicken just before plating.

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