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Boozy Margarita Chicken with Marinade.

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Category: Dinner Party, Peppers, Chicken

 Ingredients List

  • 3-5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast (washed and trimmed)
  • Zest of 1 lime (about 1 tablespoon)
  • Juice of 3 limes (about ½ cup)
  • Juice of 1 orange (about ¼ cup)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced (seeded and deveined to reduce heat)
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced or grated
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander seed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 ounces Cuervo Gold tequila
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil


1. Place chicken in a resealable gallon size plastic bag. Set aside.

2. Combine all ingredients, except chicken, in a small bowl or measuring cup. Whisk to combine. Pour the marinade over the chicken, seal and place in the refrigerator to marinate for 2-3 hours. Turn chicken occasionally.

3. Preheat grill to medium-high. Place chicken on the counter to come to room temp.

4. Grill chicken about 4-5 minutes on each side. Serve and enjoy.

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