Cilantro Chicken

Cilantro Chicken

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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
  • 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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About Cilantro Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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