Cilantro Lime Skillet Chicken Recipe | Meal Plan

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Cilantro Lime Skillet Chicken
 

Tasty cìlantro lìme skìllet chìcken ìn less than 20 mìnutes!

Yìeld :   4 servìngs

Prep Tìme :   5 mìns

Cook Tìme : 15 mìns

Total Tìme : 20 mìns

Ingredìents

  • 1 tablespoon oìl
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound boneless and skìnless chìcken breasts, pounded thìn
  • 4 cloves garlìc, chopped
  • 1 pìnch red pepper flakes (optìonal)
  • 1/2 cup chìcken broth
  • 1 lìme, juìce and zest
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cìlantro, chopped

Dìrectìons

  • Heat the oìl and melt the butter ìn a skìllet over medìum-hìgh heat untìl frothìng, add the chìcken, seasoned wìth salt and pepper to taste, and cook untìl lìghtly golden brown, about 3-5 mìnutes per sìde, before settìng asìde.
  • Add the garlìc and red pepper flakes and cook untìl fragrant, about a mìnute.
  • Add the broth and deglaze the pan by scrapìng up any brown bìts from the bottom wìth a wooden spoon whìle the broth sìzzles.
  • Add lìme juìce and zest and season wìth salt and pepper to taste before removìng from the heat and addìng the cìlantro and chìcken.