Garlic dijion crusted chicken

You will need:

  • 4 chicken breasts, thawed
  • 4 tablespoons Dijion mustard
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • zest of one lime

Place thawed chicken in a greased baking dish. Whisk together ingredients, then pour over chicken. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes, then broil on low for an additional 10 minutes.

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Watermelon salad with lime dressing

You will need:

  • 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1/4 water

Zest entire lime then cut off& throw away white membrane. Chop remaining lime into small pieces, making sure to save the juices. Combine the zest, lime pieces, juices, sugar and 1/4 cup water in a medium saucepan. Cook over high heat until boiling. Let cool slightly then pour over watermelon. Toss watermelon to coat. Serve chilled, garnish with additional lime peel.

Perfect simple dish for a summer cookout. Very refreshing! Found this original recipe from here.

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Cilantro-lime sweet potatoes

You will need:

  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons roughly chopped cilantro

Mix olive oil, salt, pepper, lime juice & cilantro in a bowl. Toss in sweet potatoes and coat with mixture. Bake on a tinfoil-lined baking sheet at 350° for 2-3 minutes per side.

So delish! Don’t be afraid to add more lime juice because it really makes this dish! This is Emeril Lagasse’s recipe but I skipped the onions.

 

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