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YIELDS: 4 SERVINGS
PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 10 MINS
TOTAL TIME: 0 HOURS 55 MINS
4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
Juice of 2 limes
1/4 c. freshly chopped cilantro
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. cumin
Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
Freshly ground black pepper
Cooked white rice, for serving
- Whisk together 2 tablespoons oil, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, cumin, and red pepper flakes. Add chicken and toss to coat. Let marinate in fridge 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.
- When ready to cook, preheat oven to 425°. In a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Season chicken with salt and pepper, then add to skillet skin-side down and pour in remaining marinade. Sear until skin is golden and crispy, about 6 minutes. Flip and cook 2 minutes more.
- Transfer skillet to oven and bake until chicken is cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes.
- Serve over rice drizzled with pan drippings.