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tequila chili-lime grilled chicken

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Zelda Hopkins
Webb City, MO

This grilled chicken is very good even without the Tequila. Just set back and enjoy the day with friends. Let the grill do the rest.

(3 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For tequila chili-lime grilled chicken

  • 4 lg
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 1/2 oz
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime peel, grated
  • 1/4 c
    limes, juiced
  • 1/4 c
    olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    ,cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 sm
    jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, finely chopped

How To Make tequila chili-lime grilled chicken

  • 1
    Make marinade by mixing all ingredients in shallow glass or plastic or resealable plastic bag.
  • 2
    Flatten each chicken breast to 1/4 inch thickness, between sheets of plastic wrap or wax paper. Add chicken to marinade.
  • 3
    Cover dish or seal bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, but no longer than 24 hours. Remove chicken from marinade; discard remaining marinade.
  • 4
    Cover and grill chicken 4-6 inches from medium heat for 8-10 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is no longer pink.

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