Sweet & Sour Cilantro Chicken

Prep Time 5 MIN

Cook Time 25 MIN

Serves 4

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup (250 mL) packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) minced fresh garlic
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil
  • Pinch salt and pepper
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) VH® Sweet & Sour Stir-Fry Sauce
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, lightly flattened to 1/4-inch (6 mm) thickness

Directions :

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Combine cilantro, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper in bowl of food processor or mini chopper. Blend until well combined and smooth. Stir in VH® Sweet & Sour Stir-Fry Sauce.
  2. Place chicken breasts in a large resealable bag.  Pour VH® stir-fry mixture over. Seal bag closed. Massage mixture into chicken breasts.
  3. Marinate overnight or for up to 24 hours.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade and place on foil-lined rimmed baking sheet, spreading any excess marinade over chicken.
  5. Bake in centre of preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until no longer pink inside.

TIPS:

  • You can use boneless skinless chicken thighs for this recipe. 
  • This recipe works beautifully on the grill – simply follow instructions above and grill, turning once, over medium-high heat, for 15 to 20 minutes.

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