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Cilantro Lime Chicken

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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 2 -4


  • 2 pounds skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs
  • 1 bunch scallions
  • ½ bunch cilantro
  • 6 pieces dried prunes, unsweetened
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt


  • Place all ingredients besides the chicken in a blender or food processor until pureed.
  • Set aside ¼ cup of marinade for later.
  • 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).
  • Preheat broiler and place the chicken thighs, skin-side down on a baking sheet
  • Broil chicken until lightly browned and inside is fully cooked. A good sign is when thermometer registers 165F on the thickest part of thighs.
  • Serve with chopped parsley and reserved marinade.
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