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Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs

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  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves (chopped fresh)
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (divided)
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
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    Calories240Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate<1g0%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    High in flavor and low in calories! A win, win!
    Latonya 3 months ago
    This marinade was delicious. it marinated overnight, and then I cooked it in my airfryer.
    Waldemar Ortiz 6 months ago
    Great recipe and easy to do. I would add a teaspoon of salt more than what it says.
    Kimsley K. 7 months ago
    This is a great recipe. I’ve made it twice and that won’t be the last.
    Michelle 7 months ago
    Made it with some garlic powder and honey and it was delicious! My picky 4 year old who never eats much meat asked for thirds
    Caroline a year ago
    This is a very good marinade recipe. The lime zest really adds flavor.
    YumChef a year ago
    great added a glaze cooked it on the grill. cut the cilantro to 1/8 cup, salt to 1/2 teaspoon. will make again.
    dawn almon a year ago
    Delicious. Used turkey tips and grilled.
    Cassie R. a year ago
    Soooo very good! I got a little ambitious and added a little garlic and honey to the marinade. Also threw some shrimp in to marinate before grilling; it was all awesome.
    Jasmine Fitterer a year ago
    Yumm!! We use this for meal prep. I love it in a quesadilla or nachos too
    Emmi H a year ago
    My husband LOVES this recipe! I've made it a couple of times now. This is one recipe I will keep.
    Laura Simons a year ago
    Wonderful flavor and very easy to make.
    Dee a year ago
    My family loved it. I doubled the spices and am now making it for the second time. It's a hit in my household!!
    ConnieCaraiman 2 years ago
    easy to prepare and very tasty. served it with quinoa and avocado. yum
    Patty Pedersen 2 years ago
    Delicious! I added a bit more seasoning, used hot Mexican chili powder. Will definitely make again soon.
    Lisa K. 2 years ago
    No flavor at all. If naked chicken is your thing, this is the recipe for you.
    Fantastic! We make these every Tuesday for taco night. I marinate before I go to work & fry in the cast iron for a few minutes and they are perfect.
    Gozart 2 years ago
    it was good. I didn't think it had a ton of flavor though
    Barbara 2 years ago
    Very tasty, and easy to prepare.
    Mary Roberts 2 years ago
    It has only been a week since we made this and the kids are asking for them again!! We are in Georgia and used our grill, delicious.
    Toni Moon 2 years ago
    Great new flavor for us!
    grant julian 2 years ago
    Nice and easy. We added some lime salt and a bit more spice. Came out great.
    Sheryl G. 2 years ago
    It needed more salt for us. I will double the spices and salt next time and use chicken breast. (My family just cannot get over the gristle...even on boneless skinless chicken thighs.). I only had it in the marinade for 3 hours which was't long enough so I will also do it overnight.
    Matt G 2 years ago
    Very favorable. Will make again
    YumChef 2 years ago
    Amazing will definitely make again!
    Terri 2 years ago
    This chicken is excellent!! Very flavorful, not salty. Perfect blend.
    Lynda V 2 years ago
    This was very tasty. I wish that I had more time to marinate more than 2 hours but even still it was pretty good. 7-8 mins each side on the Foreman grill though.
    Melinda 2 years ago
    So yummy and full of flavor. I marinated the chicken overnight. I cooked them in the oven using boneless, skinless, chicken thighs. Popped in 400 degree oven, cooked for 15 minutes one side, flipped and cooked the other side for another fifteen minutes. Will def make these again!
    Scott Robertson 2 years ago
    Substituted lemon for the lime! Was delicious on grill!
    It's been one if my favorites. I enhanced it by adding sliced red chili peppers and deglaze the pan with 1 cup of chicken broth or stock. Adding the sauce onto the chicken at the end.