Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Chicken thighs with cilantro sauce

This was a quick and easy delicious chicken dinner. Serve with colcannon.

2 chicken thighs
1/3 cup cilantro leaves
half an onion
juice of half a lime
0.25 tsp honey
0.25 tsp sesame oil
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp sriracha

Mince the cilantro and add the honey, lime juice, crushed garlic, soy sauce, sriracha and sesame oil. Season with some salt. Slice the onions.

Preheat the oven to 400F. Preheat a cast iron skillet on medium-high. Pat the chicken thighs dry and season with salt and pepper. Place into the skillet skin-side down. Sear for 5 minutes. Turn and sear the other side for 5 minutes as well. Place into the oven.

After 20 minutes, add the onions around the chicken thighs. Replace into the oven. Continue baking for another 30 minutes.

Add the onions to the cilantro sauce minced. Spread onto the chicken thighs. Serve.

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