Cilantro-Lime Chicken

Cilantro and lime can make everything. This classic mix doubles the tastes and flavors of the food. Cilantro-Lime Chicken is what I would like to recommend in this post. The chicken comes out juicy, flavorful and crispy on the outside. Serving it over a bed of rice or alongside a fresh vegetable salad would be perfect. Spend 55 minutes, and this chicken is ready to serve. Get’s check it out!


Cilantro-Lime Chicken

Recipe by GenevaWatsonCourse: Main, DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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If you love chicken for today’s dinner, just give this cilantro-lime chicken a go. It works with my family, and hope that makes you fall in love with.


  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

  • 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided

  • Juice of 2 limes

  • 1/4 c. freshly chopped cilantro

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2 tsp. cumin

  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • Cooked white rice, for serving


  • Add 2 tablespoons oil, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, cumin, and red pepper flakes to a bowl, and whisk to combine.
  • Add chicken and toss to coat. Place in fridge for 30 minutes and up to 2 hours to marinate.
  • Once ready to cook, preheat oven to 425°.
  • Heat remaining oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper, then place in skillet, skin-side down, and pour in remaining marinade.
  • Sear until skin is golden and crispy, about 6 minutes. Flip over and cook 2 minutes more.
  • Bring skillet to oven and bake until chicken is cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Serve over a bed of rice drizzled with pan drippings.


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