Citrus Marinated Chicken

I’m always looking for new ways to prepare chicken, and this citrus chicken is a new favorite! With an orange lime marinade, a bit of a kick from the chili powder, and topped with freshly chopped cilantro – it’s a perfect summer dish!

Serves: 4

Citrus Marinated Chicken

This easy skillet chicken is a great weeknight meal. The citrus marinade is perfect for the summer months!

35 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

1 hr, 5 Total Time

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  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • chopped cilantro, for garnish


  1. In a large ziploc bag, shake to combine garlic, onion, oregano, cumin, chili, salt, pepper, olive oil, orange juice, and lime juice.
  2. Add chicken thighs, reseal, and marinade in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Remove from marinade and cook in a skillet over medium high heat for 15 minutes. Flip them over and continue to cook for an additional 10-15 minutes until chicken is cooked all the way through.
  4. Top with cilantro and serve.
Cuisine: American | Recipe Type: Main Dish

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