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Cilantro Lime Chicken and Rice

Serves 4

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 20 mins

1 cups of Cooked White Rice
1 Small Yellow Onion, minced
3 Cloves of Garlic, minced
1 tsp of Cumin
1 tsp of Chili Powder
1 tsp of Granulated Garlic
1 lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cut into large chunks,
3 Tbsp of Vegetable Oil
cup of Chicken Stock
Zest of Lime and Lime Wedges on the side
cup of Cilantro, chopped
Salt and Pepper to taste


1) Toss the chicken with the cumin, granulated garlic, chili powder, salt and pepper and set aside.

2) In a large skillet with high side, add the oil and allow it to get nice and hot over medium heat.

3) Add the chicken and cook stirring for a few minutes until all the sides develop some good color, remove to a plate.

4) Add the the onion and garlic and saute until the onions become translucent and cook down quite a bit, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add the chicken stock and allow it to reduce by half.

5) Add the rice and chicken and give everything a good stir and season with salt and pepper to taste.

6) Allow everything to cook together for a couple minutes to make sure the rice is heated through.

7) Add the zest of the lime and cilantro and stir it in.

8) When ready to serve, squeeze a little lime juice over the top

Recipe By: Laura Vitale