Welcome to the World of Mojito Chicken
Have you ever wanted to experience the tantalizing flavor of Cuban cuisine, but never made it to the Caribbean? Fear not, because today, I have a special recipe that transports you right to the heart of Havana. Let me introduce you to Mojito Chicken!
Mojito Chicken is an incredibly flavorful dish that packs a tart, zesty punch of lime and mint that are typically found in traditional Cuban mojitos! But instead of combined with rum and sugar, they’re blended with salty, juicy chicken to create an amazing combination of flavors.
A Recipe for Epicurean Adventure
For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
– 4-6 boneless chicken breasts
– 2 Tbsp olive oil
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– Juice of 2-3 limes
– 2-3 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
– 2 tsp ground cumin
– Pinch of salt
– Pinch of ground pepper
1. Preheat the oven to 375℉
2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
3. Add the chicken breasts to the pan and cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side.
4. Transfer the chicken to a baking dish and bake for 20 minutes.
5. Meanwhile, prepare the marinade. In a medium bowl, combine the garlic, lime juice, mint, cumin, salt, and pepper.
6. Remove the chicken from the oven and pour the marinade over the chicken.
7. Return the chicken to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes until cooked through.
8. Serve the chicken with the delicious pan sauce and your favorite sides.
Take a Trip to Cuba Without Leaving Your Kitchen
Mojito Chicken is the perfect way to bring the flavors of Havana right to your kitchen! This combination of zesty, citrusy flavors and savory, juicy chicken is the perfect meal for a cozy night in. What’s more, it’s incredibly simple to make and doesn’t require any fancy ingredients or cooking skills.
The cumin adds a nice hint of smokiness to balance out the tartness of the lime and the sweetness of the mint. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even try adding a splash of rum for an adults-only twist!
If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy the unique flavors of Cuban cuisine, try my recipe for my Cuban-Style Black Beans and Rice. It’s an easy, one-pot dish that’s perfect for a delicious, filling meal.
Mojito Chicken is a perfect way to experience the vibrant flavors of Cuban cuisine from the comfort of your own home. So why not gather your friends and family, crank up some Latin music, and give this tasty dish a try?