Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Chicken and veggies in a tomato tequila lime sauce over pasta. My husband LOVES this one, it's great in the summer with margarita's, and can easily be doubled for parties. I recently retried this recipe as I wrote it the first time and noticed something was a little off, so I edited it, I think this works better! Thanks for the feedback!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large skillet.
  2. Cook chicken halfway, about 5-7 minutes om med-high heat.
  3. Add pepper, garlic and onion to pan, cook an additional 3-4 minutes or until they begin to soften Season with pepper, onion powder, and cayenne.
  4. cook additional 2-3 min on medium heat.
  5. At this stage add the lime juice and tequila, distributing evenly. Turn flame to low.
  6. Add tomato sauce and stir to coat. At this point add the bouillon to the hot water and dissolve. Add the water 1 tbsp at a time and stir, until the desired consistency is reached.
  7. Serve tossed with your favorite pasta, (12-16 oz.).


Most Helpful

This recipe worked out quite well with only a few alterations (red pepper instead of green, double the lime juice and half the onion powder). I can't say this recipe was special enough for "company food," but it was still quite pleasant. Nice mid-week meal. I only ended up using 1/4 cup of the chicken broth. Made for Spring PAC 2009

Lazarus March 28, 2009

I had a couple small problems with this recipe. It could be just my personal taste, but the seasonings seemed kind of off. I know I will definately make this again, but I think when I do, instead of garlic salt, I will use fresh minced garlic, and probably skip the onion powder alltogether. Also I will skip the bouillon granules, and also skip adding the water. Eliminating that would eliminate the need to thicken the sauce with cornstarch slurry, and I think the bouillon granules made the tomato sauce too salty. Also, I wanted to taste the tequila in the sauce and after using 4 tablespoons of tequila, I still couldn't taste it, so I added "one glug" more of tequila. Really its a wonderful recipe, just for our own personal tastes, I would only change a few small details.

TexasKelly May 17, 2007

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