Sriracha is a type of hot sauce, named after the coastal city of Si Racha, in the Chonburi Province of Eastern Thailand. You can replace the Sriracha with you favorite "spicy stuff" if you want.
I love chicken thighs, mainly since they are so juicy, and I am not afraid of fat, or shall I say, not afraid of "fats from healthy sources". Fats from quality pasture raised chickens are definitely on my thumbs up list.
Here is a recipe for simple, but fiesty, vibrant, and spicy Sriracha Lime Chicken Skillet
Sriracha Lime Chicken Skillet
6 boneless Pasture raised chicken thighs (to find pasture raised chickens near you go here)
Pink Himalayan Salt (AVOID TABLE SALT!!!)
Coarse Ground Organic Black Pepper
¼ cup organic extra virgin olive oil
juice of 1 organic lime, and 1 sliced lime
½ large organic onion, sliced
1 tablespoon sriracha (or favorite "spicy stuff")
Organic Cilantro for garnish
Wash and pat chicken dry. Season with salt & pepper. In a large bowl, combine olive oil, lime juice, sriracha, onion slices and chicken thighs. Toss to coat, cover and refrigerate for at least an hour. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Place the chicken in a large oven proof skillet and pour the onion/marinade mixture on top.
Bake for 25 minutes, then broil for another 5 minutes until the tops brown and start to crisp.
Remove from oven, garnish with cilantro and lime slices.
"The Healthy Chef's" Deliciously Healthy Food Tidbits:
Limes help fight aging skin, kideyney stones, and high cholesterol.
Compared to conventional and commercially raised chickens, pasture raised chickens have many health benefits read more here.
Pink Himalayan Salt is totally different from table salt in that it contains 84 minerals in perfect balance.
Onions are gaining increasing attention as fighters of prostate and other cancers, and are a good example of a veggie that retains a decent array of nutrients after cookin.
Cilantro herb contains no cholesterol; however, it is rich in antioxidants, essential oils, vitamins, and dietary fiber, which help reduce LDL or "bad cholesterol" while increasing HDL or "good cholesterol" levels.