|Margarita's International Recipes|
This is a very simple and tasty dish with pure Mediterranean flavors.
Lime and cilantro chicken
- 5 cloves garlic
- 1 Tbsp. lime zest, grated
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp. black pepper
- 6 Tbsp. olive oil
- 2-3 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
Put the garlic, lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor, mini chopper or blender, and process until well blended.
Put the chicken pieces into a large plastic bag. Pour marinade on top, seal, mix well and let marinate in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
Preheat broiler. Place chicken parts on the broiler pan and broil until ready, 8-10 minutes, turning once.
Adapted from a recipe at the Makrigialos White Houses website.