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Cilantro Garlic Sauce with Chicken

Cilantro Garlic Sauce with Chicken

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A delicious chicken dish.

  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup of evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cilantro bundles (about 2 cups of leaves, washed, without stems)
  • 4 water crackers
  • Oil, salt, and pepper


  1. In a medium skillet, heat a tablespoon of vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Dry the chicken pieces with a paper towel and cook them with the skin touching the bottom of the pan for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper; turn over; season with salt and pepper again and cook for three more minutes. Cover the pan and cook over medium heat for 8 -10 minutes until the chicken is fully cooked.
    Cilantro Garlic Sauce With Chicken Cilantro Garlic Sauce With Chicken
  3. In a blender, place the evaporated milk, garlic, oil, salt, pepper, and cilantro leaves. Process until you get a sauce. Add the water crackers. Blend until smooth.
    Blender with cilantro sauce. Water crackers for cilantro sauce.
  4. Move the cooked chicken to a plate, clean the skillet, and pour the sauce into it. Cook over low heat; it will thicken. Return the chicken and serve immediately.
    Cilantro sauce on skillet.
  5. If you want a thinner, creamier sauce, add more evaporated milk.
    Cilantro Garlic Sauce with Chicken


This blog post was sponsored by Nestlé® Carnation in 2019.

  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Peruvian