Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs

Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs Simple, yet delicious recipe for chicken thighs! Serve with brown rice (I serve with my own personal recipe for Cheesy Fiesta Brown Rice).

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 35 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Wrap garlic cloves in a piece of aluminum foil.

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  • Roast in the preheated oven until softened and fragrant, about 15 minutes.

  • While garlic is roasting, season chicken with onion powder, salt, and pepper.

  • Heat olive oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Add chicken and cook, turning halfway though, until browned, about 8 minutes. Add roasted garlic to the pan, mashing the cloves as you stir. Add lime juice, chicken stock, and cilantro.

  • Stir until chicken is coated with the sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 5 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Per Serving: 226 calories; protein 19.7g; carbohydrates 5g; fat 14.4g; cholesterol 68.4mg; sodium 146.4mg. Add more chicken stock if the lime juice is too strong for your family or guests.