Cilantro Chicken Thighs with Red Cabbage and Peppers

Cilantro Chicken Thighs with Red Cabbage and Peppers: Jessi's Kitchen

Cilantro Chicken Thighs with Red Cabbage and Peppers…could there be a better combination? I know I probably post too many cilantro recipes but I really can’t help it because it is my FAVORITE herb. I also really love when I can throw dinner together on one pan and do all the dishes while it is cooking. I have another Cilantro Chicken recipe but decided to do another second variation with the chicken thighs and then also throw a bunch of veggies in there. The roasted vegetables are also coated in the marinade so it gives the dish a well-rounded and consistent flavor. Feel free to substitute any of your favorite vegetables for roasting.

Enjoy!

Cilantro Chicken Thighs with Red Cabbage and Peppers: Jessi's Kitchen

Cilantro Chicken Thighs with Red Cabbage and Peppers
Serves 4
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Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
25 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
25 min
Cilantro Chicken
  1. 1 cup cilantro
  2. 1 jalapeno, deseeded and chopped
  3. Juice of 1 lime
  4. 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  5. ¼ cup olive oil
  6. 1 tsp garlic powder
  7. 1 tsp sea salt
  8. 1 tsp black pepper
  9. 1.5-2lbs chicken thighs, bone in and skin on
Roasted Vegetables
  1. 1 red bell pepper, cored and sliced
  2. 4 slices of red cabbage, halved
  3. ¼ cup cilantro marinade
Instructions
  1. Place the cilantro, jalapeno, lime juice,vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt and black pepper in a food processor or blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Reserve about a ¼ cup of marinade for the vegetables and then pour the rest in a large zip lock bag or shallow dish.
  3. Add the chicken to the marinade and thoroughly coat the chicken. Let marinate in the refrigerator for approximately one hour and then remove from refrigerator and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes
  4. Preheat oven to 425 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Add the vegetables to the baking sheet and toss with the remaining ¼ cup of marinade.
  6. Remove the chicken thighs from the marinade and place with the vegetables on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken reaches 165. Serve immediately
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Cilantro Chicken Thighs with Red Cabbage and Peppers: Jessi's Kitchen

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