Chili's Margarita Grilled Chicken and Belinda's Mexican Rice

Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

I started with a copycat recipe, added more of my favorite (garlic salt) ingredient, and then made this for my son, as well as for my co-worker, who had just had a baby. Everyone's comment: "Wow! That was really tender, tasty chicken!" (I didn't tell them how incredibly easy it was!) I served it with my Mexican rice (another favorite)and black beans.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Marinate chicken in margarita mix, tequila, and garlic in refrigerator for several hours, or overnight. (I soaked it overnight, and it was really flavorful.).
  2. Remove chicken from marinade, and sprinkle with garlic salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat George Foreman or gas grill. Cook chicken just until cooked through (just until juices run clear-don't overcook, or it won't be as juicy).
  4. Serve with Mexican rice and black beans.
  5. Mexican Rice:.
  6. Cook rice in 1 tablespoon oil, until lightly browned.
  7. Add chicken broth, salsa, cumin, and garlic salt; cover pan and simmer for about 25 minutes, or until rice is tender.