Creamy Cilantro-Lime Chicken

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Majorly upgrade chicken breasts with a creamy, Mexican cream sauce.

Creamy Cilantro-Lime Chicken

Creamy Cilantro-Lime Chicken

YIELDS: 4

PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 20 MINS

TOTAL TIME: 0 HOURS 20 MINS

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2/3 c. chicken stock
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp. heavy cream
  • cooked white rice
  • Lime wedges, for serving

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper, then add to skillet and cook through, 6 to 8 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and add garlic to pan. (If the skillet is looking dry, add another tablespoon oil.) Cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chicken stock, scraping up the bottom of the skillet with a wooden spoon. Bring to a simmer, then stir in heavy cream, lime juice, and cilantro. Return chicken to skillet and spoon sauce over each breast.
  3. Serve chicken over white rice, spooning more sauce over each breast. Garnish with more cilantro and serve with lime wedges.

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Creamy Cilantro-Lime Chicken

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