A great flavorful easy to prepare and a joy to eat, chicken recipe. You will be making this on repeat and sharing the recipe with your friends.
Prep Time12 minutesmins
Cook Time25 minutesmins
Total Time37 minutesmins
Keyword: Chicken, Scallions
Cast Iron Skillet
1teaspoongrated lime zest
1poundbonelessskinless chicken thighs (4 pieces)
3medium scallionscut into 1-inch pieces
3tablespoonschopped fresh cilantro
Lime wedges for serving
Preheat oven to 425°
Combine oil, lime zest, lime juice, cumin, coriander, chili powder, brown sugar and salt in a large sealable plastic bag. Add chicken; seal the bag and massage to coat the chicken. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.
Heat a large nonstick skillet or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade; discard the marinade.
Add the chicken to the pan in an even layer; cook, undisturbed, until browned on the bottom, 5 to 6 minutes. Flip and cook for an additional 3 to 5 minutes.
Transfer skillet to preheated oven and place skillet on top rack. Cook for 8-9 minutes and open the oven to add scallions to the pan; cook, an additional 2-3 minutes or until the scallions are blistered and tender.
Toss fresh leaves of cilantro over top of chicken. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.
Can be stored covered in the refrigerator for 3 days.