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Cilantro-Lime Chicken

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Who doesn’t love a little zest with their chicken?!? This tasty recipe will take your taste buds on a ride & chicken for dinner will never be the same! This Cilantro-Lime Chicken is a perfect recipe for dinner or even a large family gathering.


1 cup fresh cilantro
1 cup fresh mint
¼ cup packed fresh tarragon
½ cup olive oil
1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
¼ cup fresh lime juice
3 TBSP cider vinegar
5 cloves garlic
1 jalapeno, sliced
1 TBSP grated fresh ginger
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp cumin
Kosher salt
12 assorted small chicken parts (about 3lbs)
1/3 cup walden farms mayo


In food processor, puree herbs with oil, soy sauce, lime juice, vinegar, garlic, jalapeno, ginger, oregano, cumin and 1 tsp salt until smooth. Transfer ¾ cup to small bowl; cover and refrigerate. Transfer remaining marinade to gallon-size resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag, and toss to coat chicken; refrigerate at least 5 hours or up to overnight.
Heat oven to 375˚ Place wire rack in foil lined rimmed baking sheet. Arrange chicken on rack, discarding marinade in bag, and bake 30 minutes. Increase oven temp to 450˚F and roast until chicken is cooked through (165˚F), 15 to 20 minutes more.
Whisk mayonnaise into reserved marinade and serve with chicken.

Serves 6

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