Lemon Garlic Cilantro Chicken Thighs

Monika Rosales


Simple ingredients, Big flavors.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

15 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 4-6
    chicken thighs, skin on and bone in
  • 1
  • 4
    garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 bunch
    cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Lemon Garlic Cilantro Chicken Thighs


  1. in a large bowl, place the smashed garlic, chopped cilantro, olive oil, salt and pepper and the rind of the lemon.
  2. place chicken thighs and coat well, marinade about 30 mins.
  3. In a skillet, skin side down on medium heat about 5 mins, till skin is browned, turn the pieces over and continue cooking about 20 mins, till done....squeeze the lemon juice it will make a delicious light sauce with all the other flavors combined.

Printable Recipe Card

About Lemon Garlic Cilantro Chicken Thighs

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cuban
Dietary Needs: Diabetic Dairy Free Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

8 From-Scratch Tomato Sauce Recipes

8 From-Scratch Tomato Sauce Recipes

While we’re all for jarred Italian sauce, making tomato sauce from scratch is quite simple. Spending Sunday letting sauce simmer on the stove will turn a basic pasta dinner into a restaurant-quality meal. If you’re looking to up your next pasta night, give one of these 8 from-scratch tomato sauce recipes a try. Add a […]

Casserole Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Casserole Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Everybody loves a good casserole recipe. No matter if it is breakfast, lunch, or dinner, a casserole is an easy, go-to option for feeding the family. Not only that, but casseroles also make for great leftovers! Full of flavor and quick to prepare, you’re going to love these casserole recipes.

7 Tuna Casserole Recipes

7 Tuna Casserole Recipes

Since the 1950s, tuna noodle casserole has been infamously gracing dinner tables throughout the United States. Either loved or hated, this family-friendly recipe has been handed down through generations. While there is the tried-and-true version, many have “jazzed up” mom’s tuna noodle casserole recipe to make it better than ever! From the traditional tuna casserole […]