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Lime Cilantro Marinade Grilled Chicken Thigh
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BONELESS CHICKEN THIGH IN LIME CILANTRO MARINADE

Juicy Boneless Chicken thigh marinated in lime, cilantro, olive oil and spices. Grilled until inner meat temperature is 165 F. So moist and delicious.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: boneless chicken thigh, grilled chicken thigh
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 253kcal
Cost: $1.00

Equipment

  • grill
  • zester

Ingredients

CHICKEN THIGH MARINADE INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice .juice of 3 limes
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest zest of 3 limes
  • 1 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 2 lbs boneless chicken thigh

Instructions

  • Place chicken thigh in 1 kilo zip loc, or you can use a big bowl too,
  • Chopped the cilantro in small pieces.
    Using a zester, zest the lime.
    Measure the rest of the ingredients.
  • Add olive oil, cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Make sure that the chicken is completely coated with the marinade.
  • Marinate the chicken for 4 hours before grilling. Put the chicken in the fridge.
  • When ready, grill the chicken until inner temperature comes out at 165 F or about 30 minutes in the grill.
  • Brush chicken with oil 15 minutes into grilling, so that it will not dry.

Nutrition

Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 686mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 391IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg