cilantro lime skillet chicken
This tasty dish goes from prep to plate in twenty minutes!
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded thin
1 tablespoon oil
1 tablespoon butter
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
½ cup chicken broth
1 lime, juice and zest
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
- Heat oil and butter in a skillet over medium-high heat until bubbling; add chicken, salt and pepper, and cook until lightly golden brown, 3-5 minutes each side. Remove chicken from the skillet and set aside.
- Add garlic and red pepper flakes; cook until fragrant, about one minute. Add chicken broth and deglaze the pan by scraping up any brown bits from the pan with a wooden spoon, while the broth sizzles.
- Add lime juice and zest; season with salt and pepper.
- Remove skillet from heat and add the chicken back in. Garnish with cilantro and lime slices.