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Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs Recipe

Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs
These cilantro lime chicken thighs are great to prepare on the grill for summer. This recipe consists of a simple marinade that gives the chicken an amazing flavor. The main ingredients for the marinade are honey, lime juice, and cilantro. A little bit of soy sauce really adds a nice flavor to this chicken as well. You will want to allow the chicken to marinate for at least 3 hours to allow the flavor to develop. If you don’t want to use chicken thighs, you can use breasts instead. Enjoy.

Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs
Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs

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Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs Recipe

  • Author: Bobby
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


  • 2lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ cup cilantro (finely chopped)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a small bowl combine the lime juice, honey, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Put the chicken thighs into a ziplock bag.
  2. Pour the marinade over the chicken and seal the bag. Place into the refrigerator and allow the chicken to marinate for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  3. Lightly grease the grates of an outdoor grill. Heat the grill to medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade and place onto the grill.
  4. Grill the chicken thighs on each side for about 4 to 5 minutes or until fully cooked (the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees F).

Keywords: Cilantro,Lime,Chicken,Thighs

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