THYME & LIME CHICKEN (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

"Put de lime in de coconut"

NO NO NO, put it in the chicken sauce

An authentic Caribbean dish that I hope you will enjoy


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Serves:

4

Prep:

2 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

8
chicken thighs (or bonesless skinless breasts)
2 Tbsp
chopped scallions
1 tsp
dried or chopped fresh thyme
2 clove
garlic, crushed
juice of 1 lime
6 Tbsp
melted butter
salt & pepper to taste
cooked rice (to serve)
lime slices & cilantro sprigs to garnich

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place chicken in an ovenproof dish, skin side down.

Using a sharp knife, make a slit lengthwise along the thigh bone of each piece

Mix the scallions with a little salt and pepper and press the mixture into the slit
2
Mix together the thyme, garlic, lime juice and 4 tablespoons of melted butter in a small bowl and spoon over each piece of chicken

Spoon the remaining butter over the top

Cover the chicken loosely with plastic wrap and marinate for at least 2 hours in the fridge
3
Preheat the oven to 375ยบ

Remove plastic wrap from chicken and cover dish with foil, sealing the edges

Bake for 1 hour, then remove the foil

Cook for about 5 more minutes to brown

Serve hot over a bed of rice, garnishing with lime slices and cilantro sprigs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy