Cilantro Chicken

Cilantro Chicken Recipe

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Patsy Fowler


this dish is one of my dads recipes he sometimes cook for us and this is one of his best

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
10 Min


2 1/2 lb
chicken thighs, skinless and boneless, fat trimmed
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1/4 c
minced garlic
bunch fresh cilantro (a big handful)
3/4 to 1 c
sweet chili sauce

How to Make Cilantro Chicken


  • 1place chicken in a large zip baggie.
  • 2place olive oil, garlic and cilantro in a blender or food processor. process until the mixture is combined and smooth.
  • 3scoop the marinade into the bag with the chicken, press the air out of the bag and zip it closed.
  • 4knead the marinade into the chicken until it is evenly distributed. marinate overnight or all day long.
  • 5preheat the grill to medium heat and coat with oil or grill spray.
  • 6remove chicken from the bag and grill 4-5 minutes on the first side, until good grill marks are showing.
  • 7flip and grill an additional 3-4 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • 8remove chicken to a platter and brush the sweet chili sauce on top.
  • 9note: you can buy already minced garlic either fresh or in a jar.

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About Cilantro Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy