Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs

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This Cilantro Lime Chicken recipe is so flavorful and juicy. It only requires a 20 minute marinating time. The lime and lemon zest give the perfect fragrance and balance to its sweetness.

 

 

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Cilantro Lime Chicken
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Servings: 2 -4
Author: Posh Journal
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds skin-on bone-in chicken thighs
  • 1 bunch scallions
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro
  • 6 pieces dried prunes unsweetened
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients besides the chicken in a blender or food processor until pureed.
  2. Set aside ¼ cup of marinade for later.
  3. Place majority of this marinade in a large ziplock bag with the chicken thighs and marinate in the fridge for at least 20 minutes (overnight if possible).
  4. Preheat broiler and place the chicken thighs, skin-side down on a baking sheet
  5. Broil chicken until lightly browned and inside is fully cooked. A good sign is when thermometer registers 165F on the thickest part of thighs.
  6. Serve with chopped parsley and reserved marinade.

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Inspired by Epicurious 

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9 Comments

  • Reply
    Jayne
    Jun 8, 2016 at 10:34 pm

    This marinade sounds seriously tasty! I am always looking for new chicken ideas, thanks for sharing!

  • Reply
    DanielaApostol
    Jun 8, 2016 at 11:29 pm

    I do love cooking chicken thighs too, they are juicer and tastier even than chicken breast. The cilantro and lime combination can only be a winner. Super tasty!

    • Reply
      poshjournaladmin
      Jun 13, 2016 at 11:19 pm

      Agree 🙂 I can eat chicken thighs everyday

  • Reply
    HedgeComber
    Jun 8, 2016 at 11:49 pm

    YUM!!! I could sit down to this meal every day of the week 🙂
    Janie x

    • Reply
      poshjournaladmin
      Jun 13, 2016 at 11:19 pm

      Thank you!

  • Reply
    anitacuisine
    Jun 9, 2016 at 3:19 am

    woow love how this looks, amazing photos and great recipe !

    • Reply
      poshjournaladmin
      Jun 13, 2016 at 11:18 pm

      Thank you so much Anita

  • Reply
    Just Jo
    Jun 13, 2016 at 10:50 pm

    Oh I love chicken thighs, they are my favourite cut. And this marinade looks amazing, I’ll definitely have to give it a go 🙂

    • Reply
      poshjournaladmin
      Jun 13, 2016 at 11:18 pm

      I agree with you.. I love chicken thighs

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