More Great Recipes: Broil/Grill | Main Dish | Poultry

Grilled Chicken With Cilantro Butter


User Avatar
Member since 2008

Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

4 chicken breasts with skin
1 Tablespoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons grated lime peel
8 sprigs fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice


Combine garlic, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper in a small dish; mash into a paste using the back side of a large spoon.


Add lime peel.


Loosen the skin of the chicken by slipping your hand between the meat and the skin.


Spread a quarter of the garlic mixture and tuck cilantro sprigs under the skin of each breast.


Combine chopped cilantro, butter, oil, and lime juice in a small bowl.


Brush chicken skin lightly with the mixture.


Sprinkle with remaining ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.


Place chicken on grill, skin side down.


Brush with cilantro-butter mixture.


Cover and grill for 15 minutes.


Turn chicken; brush with half of the remaining cilantro-butter.


Cover and grill 10 minutes.


Without turning, brush chicken with remaining cilantro-butter.


Cover and grill 5 minutes or until done.


Pairs Well With


Notes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

11217 Downloads
FREE
Disney's Tinker Bell "Secret of the Wings Cookbook"
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

443 Downloads
FREE
A dash of local for every season
By slyasafox15

22 Recipes

16 Downloads
FREE
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana