Grilled Margarita Chicken Bites With Salsa-Sour Cream Dip

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

From the Margarita Cookbook...considerably greater than the sum of it's parts. Try the dip on the chicken, the the chips in the dip. Top a chip with chicken then add the dip, etc.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine lime juice, tequila, Triple Sec, olive oil, and garlic in glass bowl. Set aside small amount for basting.
  2. Add chicken and toss to coat.
  3. Marinate for 20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, stir together cheese, sour cream, salsa, chili powder and salt. Let stand at room temperature.
  5. Heat grill to medium hot.
  6. Spear chicken pieces onto skewers.
  7. Lay skewers on grill and cover.
  8. Grill for 4 minutes, then baste with marinade, turn, cover and grill for 2 minutes.
  9. Baste again and finish cooking, about 2-3 more minutes.
  10. Remove chicken from skewers and sprinkle with cilantro.
  11. Serve with dip and chips.
Most Helpful

oh wow!!!! i can't see this recipe getting anything lower than a 5 star rating! the flavors were SO good in the chicken! i loved the final result with cilantro sprinkled over it and dipped in that sauce... mmm im getting hungry all over again just thinking about it! this was a big hit with every member in my family! thanks for an amazing recipe!!!

MeliBug March 16, 2008

The reason I am rating this recipe is I used your dip recipe. It was very good. Will use it again. Thanks for posting.

gwynn January 02, 2008

I really liked the chicken. The sauce was great too. I'll probably make it on it's own. When I make this again, I'll marinate the chicken overnight. I think it would make it a little more tender.

Mulligan June 23, 2007