Chicken Tenders with Cilantro Pesto

1/4 cup organic lime juice
1/4 cup organic reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp organic safflower oil
1 tsp organic chili powder
1 lb. organic chicken tenders
2 cups fresh organic cilantro leaves, loosely packed
2 organic scallions, sliced
2 tbsp toasted organic sesame seeds


  1. Whisk lime juice, soy sauce, oil and chili powder in a large bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the marinade in a small bowl. Add chicken to the remains marinade; toss to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes or up to 1 hour.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high
  3. Meanwhile, place cilantro, scallions, sesame seeds and the reserved marinade in a food processor and process until fairly smooth.
  4. Oil the grill rack. Remove the chicken from the marinade (discard marinade) and grill until cooked through and no longer pink in the middle, about 2 minutes per side. Serve the chicken with the cilantro-sesame pesto.