Chicken is grilled or roasted with salt and pepper. Cilantro sauce adds a lot of flavour to the dish. It goes well with steamed greens. My family loved the combination of flavours in this dish. It’s a super simple dish to make on weeknights.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time : 15 minutes

Serves : 4


Boneless Chicken breast or thighs : 4

Vegetable oil : 1 tablespoon

Salt : 1/2 teaspoon

Ground black pepper: 1/2 teaspoon

Green beans : 200 grams

For Sauce:

Olive oil : 2 tablespoons

Fresh cilantro : 1 cup chopped

Cider Vinegar : 1 tablespoon

Garlic : 3 halved

Red chilli flakes : 3/4 teaspoon

Lemon : 1 juiced


Heat oil in a pan or a grill pan, add chicken and season it with salt and ground pepper. Cook for 7 minutes each side or until the meat is no longer pink.

Steam or blanch the beans, drain water and keep aside.

In a small food processor, add all the ingredients listed under sauce and make a sauce by pulsing. The sauce should be almost smooth but not completely smooth.

Finely shred zest from the lemon, Serve chicken and green beans with cilantro sauce. Squeeze lemon juice over and serve immediately.