Margarita Chicken Recipe

This tart and sweet marinade infuses plain chicken breasts with a tangy citrus flavor.

Margarita Chicken

This tart and sweet marinade infuses plain chicken breasts with a tangy citrus flavor.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword margarita chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinate 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 146 kcal
Author Openfit

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. tequila
  • ½ cup 100% orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • ½ medium onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 4 (4 oz.) raw chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 1 dash sea salt or Himalayan salt
  • 1 dash ground cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine tequila, orange juice, lime juice, onion, and garlic in a medium bowl; whisk to blend.

  2. Place chicken in glass dish. Pour marinade over; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate, covered for 30 minutes to 2 hours.

  3. Preheat grill or broiler on high.

  4. Remove chicken from marinade. Season with salt and cayenne. Discard marinade.

  5. Grill or broil chicken for five minutes on each side, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle.

Recipe Notes

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