Cilantro Lime Chicken and Rice


Preparation5 minutes
Cook time20 minutes
ServingsServes 4


  • 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

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