THYME & LIME CHICKEN (SALLYE)

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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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
2 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make THYME & LIME CHICKEN (SALLYE)

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.

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About THYME & LIME CHICKEN (SALLYE)

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




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