Lower Fat Tequila Lime Chicken

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by TishT

Modified Applebees' copy cat recipe adapted from a version of Applebee's Tequila Lime Chicken

Top Review by The Giggle Box

This was good, but it didn't taste like the one from Applebee's. Also, while there might be a lot of ingredients, it was very easy to put together. I did leave out the jalapenos due to personal preference. It might just be because I left out the jalapenos, but the sour cream taste was a little overwhelming - I will definitely cut back on that next time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 8 ingredients then chicken in a medium bowl and allow to marinade for 2-3 hours.
  2. Combine the next set of dressing ingredients (ingredients up to the chicken) in a medium bowl, cover, and chill until needed.
  3. Grill the marinated chicken breasts for 3-5 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  4. Arrange the cooked chicken in a baking pan, brush with prepared mexi-ranch dressing, and sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Broil the chicken for 2-3 minutes, or just until the cheese has melted.
  6. Serve the chicken over a bed of crumbled chips.
  7. Serve with Spanish rice and pico de gallo or salsa.

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