Cilantro Lemon Chicken (AIP, Paleo, GAPS, SCD)


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  • 2025 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch cilantro, washed and chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and sliced in half lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (took me 3 lemons)
  • 1 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. Divide chicken between two gallon zip-top bags.
  2. Evenly divide onion, cilantro and garlic between bags, atop chicken.
  3. Place lemon juice in medium bowl. While whisking constantly, pour olive oil in a thin stream. Divide between bags.
  4. Remove all air from bags and seal. Knead bags well to distribute marinade.
  5. Marinate in the fridge for 1-2 hours.
  6. Grill or broil until juices run clear. (Hubby grilled them for me.)
  7. TIP: make extra marinade to pour over cooked chicken.