Chicken Cilantro Recipe

This simple 4 ingredient diabetic friendly recipe is very easy to make. Our chicken cilantro recipe, while easy to make, looks and tastes like you are a master chef. Which is what we all want right? Pair this dish with a couple of vegetable sides and you now have a great meal.

Chicken Cilantro Recipe

Serves 4
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 25 minutes


  • 1 Small Red Onion (Chopped)
  • 1 clove Garlic (Minced)
  • 1 tablespoon Margarine
  • 4 Small Chicken Breasts (4 oz., cubed)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Cilantro


Step 1. Cook onions and garlic in margarine until tender.
Step 2. Add the chicken, salt, and pepper. Continue to cook over medium high heat, stirring occasionally. Chicken should be cooked throughout, approximately 5-8 minutes. Add the cilantro at the end and stir.
Step 3. Notes: You can substitute no fat olive oil cooking spray for the margarine to reduce fat content even further.


Nutritional Information
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Total Carbohydrates3g
Dietary Fiber1g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).