Cilantro Lime Chicken

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Cilantro is an herb that looks like flat leaf parsley, but it's zesty flavor is unique. Cilantro can be found at many large supermarkets or at a Mexican specialty food shop


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stir-Fry

Ingredients

1 lb
boneless skinless chicken breast
2 small
onions
1 or 2 small
jalapeno peppers
1 small
piece fresh ginger (1 inch long)
1 large
lime
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh cilantro
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 or 2 tsp
sugar
hot cooked rice
cilantro sprigs, lime zest and red chili pepper strips for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Rinse chicken and pat dry with paper towels. Cut each chicken breast halt into 6 pieces. Cut each onion into 8 wedges. Cut jalapeno crosswise into slices. Cut ginger into thin slices
2
Remove 3 strips of peel from the lime with a vegetable peeler. Cut lime peel into very fine shreds. Juice lime; measure 2 tablespoons juice.
3
Heat the wok over medium high heat until hot. Drizzle oil into wok and heat 30 seconds. Add chicken, jalapeno and ginger. Stir fry about 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in the center. Reduce heat to medium
4
Add onions to the wok; stir fry 5 minutes.
5
Add lime peel, lime juice and cilantro to chicken mixture; stir fry 1 minute. Add soy sauce and sugar to taste; stir fry until well mixed and heated through. Transfer to a serving dish. Serve with rice. Garnish, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian