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Quick Cilantro Chicken

If you’re a fan of cilantro, you’ll definitely like this chicken dish. The cilantro adds herbal flavor, melding with the tangy lemon juice and caramelized onions. —Mary Pipkin, Melba, Idaho
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions

  • Sprinkle chicken with salt, cumin and pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook and stir the chicken in 2 tablespoons butter until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, saute onions in remaining butter until tender and golden brown. Return chicken to the pan. Stir in lemon juice and cilantro; bring to a boil. If desired, serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 260 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 469mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein.

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