Quick to make, tasty and easy to relish meal on your mind? This Cilantro Lime Chicken checks all those boxes! You can serve it baked or grilled. Here’s how to make Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken.
You think dinner needs to be all heavy and elaborate? I urge you to rethink. Because, folks, many times even one pan like One Pot Pesto Chicken, Cilantro Lime Quinao, and the best of it, which is Cilantro Lime Chicken fills you up just enough. And that too lip-smackingly! Oh, yeah! Hence, you should so make it if you have got chicken thighs.
This Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade is super easy to make and any novice cook can pull it off with ease.
This is a great recipe of lime chicken that gets ready in 30 minutes after initial marination. Most importantly, the ingredients used for this one are pretty basic.
To make the best of this chicken recipe, make sure to use fresh cilantro and good quality of olive oil. Mainly, as they are used for the marinade. Also, they kind of drive the taste of this munchie.
You need to marinate chicken in the cilantro mix for a good number of hours. Resultantly, once its ready, it would taste juicy, subtly spicy and tender. Thanks to fresh lime, red pepper flakes.
But if you are pressed with time, just mix the marinade and coat the chicken in it and keep aside for 15 minutes. Grill it until done. Their will be only slight difference in taste.
Furthermore, this chicken breast appetizer is very aromatic. Hence, do not be surprised if you start drooling way before it gets ready. Overall, its flavours explode in your mouth. It has a balanced taste of all the ingredients. And, it kind of tugs your taste buds.
This Cilantro Lime Chicken is
- Easy to make
- Quick to make
How to make Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade?
To make Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade, you will need some basic ingredients from the pantry like lemon juice, lemon zest, minced garlic, EVOO, honey, chilli flakes, cumin powder, fresh cilantro and soy sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Just mix all the ingredients in a bowl and marinate your chicken in it.
You can double or triple the recipe for bigger batches.
How to make Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken?
To make this chicken in a slow cooker, place the chicken breast in the slow cooker and pour the marinade over it. Cook on low for 6-7 hours.
How to serve Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken?
Top your salad with this grilled chicken.
Use this in tacos.
It goes great with cauliflower rice too.
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Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe
Cilantro Lime Chicken
Quick to make, tasty and easy to relish meal on your mind? This Cilantro Lime Chicken checks all those boxes!
- 500 g Boneless Chicken Breast
- 4 tbsp Lime Juice
- 1 tsp Lime Zest
- 1 tsp Garlic Minced
- 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 tsp Honey
- 1 tsp Chilli Flakes
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder
- 2 tbsp Cilantro Minced
- 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
Pound the chicken breast to even thickness. If they are too large, you can cut them in half.
Mix all the remaining ingredient in a bowl.
Add chicken breast and coat them well with the marinade.
Keep aside for 30 minutes.
Pre heat an oven to 400 Degrees F (200 Degrees C).
Keep the chicken on a baking tray.
Pour the remaining marinade on top .
Bake for 22-25 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
Remove the tray from the oven and let the chicken rest for 5-6 minutes.
Cut the grilled chicken into slices.
Serve with a salsa and steamed rice.
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