Citrus Marinated Chicken Recipe
This easy skillet chicken is a great weeknight meal. The citrus marinade is perfect for the summer months!
Servings: 4 people
- 2 teaspoon minced garlic
- ½ onion finely diced
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 2 teaspoon ground cumin
- ¼ teaspoon chili powder
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 Tablespoon olive oil
- 2 Tablespoons orange juice
- 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1½ lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- 1 Tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
In a large ziploc bag, shake to combine garlic, onion, oregano, cumin, chili, salt, pepper, olive oil, orange juice, and lime juice.
Add chicken thighs, reseal, and marinade in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
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.
Top with cilantro and serve.
- For juicy chicken breasts keep your temperature low, on the grill, and cook it longer, for the best results.
Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 496mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 127IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg