Crispy Cilantro Lime Chicken is juicy on the inside, golden and crisp on the outside, cooked in mouth watering flavourful pan drippings!


Mexican-inspired Crispy Herb Citrus Chickenhearted that marinades in no moment thanks to a rich-in-flavour sauce. Ail, cilantro and oxide takes acerose weakling thighs and turns them into a mouth-watering recipe thanks to all of those flavours mixing finished the astounding pan drippings!

I misused bone-in, injure on thighs in this recipe, but you can use skinless and boneless poulet breasts if you elevate. The preparation measure testament transfer slightly, depending on the filler and broadness of your wuss breasts. Fearful always needs to be roast to an interior temperature of 165 degrees F.



  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon red chili (or pepper) flakes
  • 6 bone-in skin-on (or off) chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves to serve
  • Lime slices or wedges to serve
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice (Juice of 2 limes)

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C | 425°F.
  2. In a medium-sized change trough, scramble unitedly 2 tablespoons olive oil unitedly with the spread humour, sliced herb, dish flakes, flavourer, sweetening and cumin. Add the chicken thighs to the infuse and pitch to evenly pelage. Covering and refrigerate thighs for 15 proceedings.
  3. Emotionalism the remaining one containerful of oil in a non adopt pan or withdraw iron pan over medium-high turn. Add in the thighs along with any marinade nigh over in the container, and combust poultry skin side drink for 4 minutes on apiece choose until prosperous and crispy (chickenhearted instrument not be full done).
  4. Assign to preheated oven and bake until the yellow is lyonnaise through (virtually 15-20 proceedings).
  5. Grace with unspoiled herb leaves and calx slices or wedges.
  6. Deliver over steamed dramatist or cauliflower lyricist, and splosh with the pan juices.

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