Saturday, April 1, 2017

Cilantro Lime Chicken

Yield: 4 servings

1/4 cup olive oil
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp red chili flakes
1 tsp cumin
salt and pepper
2 lbs chicken breast or thighs
fresh cilantro, for garnishing
lime wedges, for garnishing

1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, red chili flakes, cumin, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
2. Add the chicken to the cilantro mixture, and let marinate in the refrigerator 1 to 2 hours.
3. Preheat the oven to 375F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
4. Place chicken on prepared sheet and bake for 20 to 30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
5. Garnish the chicken with fresh cilantro and serve with lime wedges.

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