Tequila Chicken

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Trudski2010

I learned this recipe from a nanny we had from Mexico.

Top Review by Porfavorcorona

This was an easy recipe to put together. I did do 2 things different: first I grilled the chicken and I didn't add the butter. The chicken was very moist but it just didn't have the flavor we were hoping for. Next time I'll try it with 1 1/4 cup margarita mix, 1/2 cup of tequila, 1/2 cup of triple sec /oj and leave the rest of the seasoning the same. I will update when we have made it again. Made for Spring PAC 2008

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine oil, cilantro, tequila, cumin, garlic, salt, pepper and cayenne.
  2. Add chicken and toss to coat.
  3. Let marinate for 4-8 hours (let the chicken get drunk!).
  4. Heat oven 400°F.
  5. Transfer chicken to a baking sheet. Bake 35-40 minutes, or until largest piece is cooked through.
  6. Remove from oven and top each breast with a small pat of butter and let melt.
  7. Top breasts with shredded Colby jack cheese.

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