cilantro chicken

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Patsy Fowler
from Anderson, SC

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For cilantro chicken

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

How To Make cilantro chicken

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

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