Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken is the perfect grilled chicken recipe for busy moms! You can make it ahead of time or throw it on the grill and cook it for just 20 minutes! The entire recipe is made in just 1 Hour and it tastes amazing! This will be your new go-to!

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Why Make Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken?

  • Made in just an hour
  • Simple ingredients
  • Healthy dinner option
  • Easy directions
  • Kid-friendly
  • Budget-friendly
  • Prep-ahead option

Ingredients Needed:

Protein – Boneless and Skinless Chicken Thighs

Produce – Limes, Cilantro, Minced Garlic

Seasoning – Cumin, Paprika, Sale, Black Pepper

Pantry – Olive Oil

How to Make Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

Start by combining the Cilantro, Lime Zest, juice of 3 Limes, Garlic, Cumin, Paprika, Salt, Pepper, and Olive Oil in a small bowl.

Then, add Chicken Thighs to a dish or zip lock bag and pour the marinade over the Chicken. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

Finally, grill chicken over medium-high heat 8-10 minutes on each side until the internal temperature reaches 165° F. Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy!

Prep-Ahead Instructions

This is one of my favorite recipes to make ahead of time! So simple and saves a lot of time when preparing dinner!

Place chicken breast into a large Ziploc bag, Add cilantro, lime zest, juice of 3 limes, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Seal bag tightly and shake to mix everything together. Store in the refrigerator until ready to cook.

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Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken can be prepared ahead of time and thrown on the grill and cooked in 20 minutes or less!

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 1/2 bunch Cilantro, pulled off stems
  • 1 tsp Lime Zest
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 2 tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil

Instructions

    1. Combine cilantro, lime zest, juice of 3 limes, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, and olive oil in a small bowl.
    2. Add chicken thighs to a dish or zip lock bag and pour the marinade over the chicken. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
    3. Grill chicken over medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes on each side until the internal temperature reaches 165° F.

Notes

Prep Ahead Instructions -

Place chicken breast into a large Ziploc bag. Add cilantro, lime zest, juice of 3 limes, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Seal the bag tightly and shake to mix everything together. Store in the refrigerator until ready to cook.

Cooking Instructions -

Grill chicken over medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes on each side until the internal temperature reaches 165° F.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 323Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 184mgSodium: 658mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 37g

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