Tequila Marinated Chicken Breasts Recipe

Looking for an easy Tequila Marinated Chicken Breasts recipe? Learn how to make Tequila Marinated Chicken Breasts using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gumboux

Makes 4 servings



Serve with pineapple or mango salsa Fried red bell peppers are an optional add as well

Recipe Ingredients for Tequila Marinated Chicken Breasts

2 jalapeno peppers
3 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
4 tablespoons tequila (recommended: Cabo Wabo Reposado)
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 teaspoon chili flakes
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1/2 cup lime juice
2 teaspoons salt, divided
24 oz chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
2 cups cabbage, thinly sliced
1/4 red onion, thinly sliced

Recipe Directions for Tequila Marinated Chicken Breasts

  1. In a medium mixing bowl add jalapenos, cilantro, tequila, garlic, red chili flakes, cumin, oregano, lime juice, and 1 teaspoon salt. Add the chicken breasts and red bell peppers to resealable gallon bag and pour in marinade. Let marinate in refrigerator for 4 to 8 hours.

  2. Heat grill to high. Remove chicken from marinade, and add chicken to the grill.

  3. Cook chicken thoroughly on both sides, remove from heat and cover. Let sit for 5 minutes

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 275.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
389
Calories from Fat
117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.0g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
151mg
50%
Sodium
1502mg
63%
Potassium
582mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
7.5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
50.3g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 8% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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