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Chimichurri Chicken Green Beans Skillet

Yield: 3 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
I cannot express with words how much my family and I loved this Chimichurri Chicken Green Beans Skillet. It’s far from boring and this sauce is just heaven. Great dish for weeknight dinners!
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3.37 from 33 votes


For the Green Beans

  • 4 cups green beans — ends chopped off
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves — fine sliced
  • Salt & black pepper to taste

For the Chimichurri Sauce

  • 1 cup parsley — you can also use cilantro instead
  • ¼ cup red onion — chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt — or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper — or to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • cup + 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar


For the Green Beans

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add green beans and allow boiling for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Drain green beans and set aside.
  3. In a skillet heat olive oil on medium heat.

  4. Add garlic and cook for 30 to 60 seconds. Add green beans and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Season with salt & pepper. Set aside. While you are cooking the green beans, make the chimichurri sauce. See the instructions below.

For the Chimichurri

  1. Add all the Chimichurri ingredients in a food processor and process on low. For about 1-3 minutes. Let it rest for about 20 minutes.

For the Chicken

  1. Season chicken with salt, pepper and paprika.
  2. Place chicken on a greased skillet and cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until the chicken is cooked though.
  3. Pour the Chimichurri sauce over it and bring the green beans back to the skillet. Enjoy!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Argentina, Mexican
Keyword: dinner, low-carb, lunch, one-pan, paleo

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/3) — Calories: 410, Fat: 29g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 20g, Cholesterol: 44mg, Sodium: 1323mg, Potassium: 633mg, Carbohydrates: 18g, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 9g, Protein: 25g

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