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
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.