Chicken Recipes

Cilantro-Lime Chicken

Cilantro-Lime Chicken

Cilantro-Lime Chicken is filled with bold flavors and makes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner!

Just a handful of ingredients – lime, cilantro, garlic, cumin and red pepper flakes can turn humble chicken thighs (or breasts) into an amazingly delicious and easy main course.

 

 

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INGREDIENT

4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

Juice of 2 limes

1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon cumin

Pinch crushed red pepper flakes

4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

 

 

DIRECTION

Whisk together 2 tablespoons oil, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, cumin, and red pepper flakes in a large bowl.

Place chicken and toss to coat. Let marinate in fridge 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 425° when ready to bake

In a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil.

Season chicken with salt and pepper, then add to skillet skin-side down and pour in remaining marinade.

Sear until skin is golden and crispy for about 6 minutes.

Flip and cook 2 minutes more.

Transfer skillet to oven and bake until chicken is cooked through for 10 to 12 minutes.

Serve chicken over white rice.

 

 

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