Tequilla Lime Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Tequilla lime chicken recipe? Learn how to make Tequilla lime chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by starburn

Makes 4 servings



combine lime juice, garlic, jalapeno, salt, cilantro & tequila in the bowl of a food processor, or blender. pulse until combined. with the motor running, drizzle in the olive oil & continue to mix until thoroughly incorporated. check to see if it needs more salt. pour into a large plastic bag, add the chicken & marinate for several hours, or overnight. when ready to cook, preheat the grill to medium. add chicken & cook until done, flipping halfway. transfer to a serving platter, top with shredded cheese & let the heat do its work to melt it. serve with garnishments as desired.

Recipe Ingredients for Tequilla lime chicken

3 fruit+2"+dia limes
5 cloves garlic, peeled
1 pepper jalapeno
1 t salt
1/2 cup fresh cilantro
1/2 cup tequila
5 tablespoons olive oil
4 unit+yield+from+1+lb+ready-to-cook+chicken chicken breasts

Recipe Directions for Tequilla lime chicken

  1. combine lime juice, garlic, jalapeno, salt, cilantro & tequila in the bowl of a food processor, or blender. pulse until combined. with the motor running, drizzle in the olive oil & continue to mix until thoroughly incorporated. check to see if it needs more salt. pour into a large plastic bag, add the chicken & marinate for several hours, or overnight.

  2. when ready to cook, preheat the grill to medium. add chicken & cook until done, flipping halfway. transfer to a serving platter, top with shredded cheese & let the heat do its work to melt it. serve with garnishments as desired.

Categories

Chicken

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 251.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
518
Calories from Fat
251
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
27.9g
43%
Saturated Fat
5.3g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
710mg
30%
Potassium
440mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
6.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
42.9g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 5% Iron 13%
* 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
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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