Tequila Chicken over Linguine

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by BakinBaby

This sophisticated saute' gets a subtly smoky flavor from a shot of tequila. I've never been able to find pepper linguine, so I always use regular linguine. This is another recipe from my Arizona Favorites and has become a family favorite here at the Watson house. After making this dish many times, I have discovered NOT 2 Overcook the veggies, stick to the saute times and you'll have a delightful dish.

Top Review by Catloverr2003

This was awesome. I love pasta dishes that you don't expect (i.e. no tomato sauce, oregano, etc.) and this will be made again. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine cornstarch,salt, tequila (2 tablespoons) & 1/4 cup broth, add chicken and toss, cover and refrigerate 1 hour or overnight.
  2. Cook linguine according to directions, drain and put in a large bowl.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat, lift chicken from marinade & stir fry chicken about 4 minutes, stir in 1/2 cup tequila & cook 2 more min,.
  4. Add 1/4 cup broth,onion, peppers,corn,tomato,orange juice and 2 tablepoons oil, and salt to skillet, let it cook about 2 minute.
  5. Stir in reserved cornstarch mixture & and bring to boil, just to thicken.
  6. Add chicken/vegtable mixture to cooked linguine, and toss in cilantro.

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