Barefoot Contessa's Tequila Lime Chicken

Recipe by Juenessa
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the tequila, lime juice, orange juice, chili powder, minced cilantro, jalapeno pepper, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  • Add the chicken breasts.
  • Refrigerate overnight (or at LEAST 8 hours!).
  • The next day, heat your grill and brush the rack with oil to prevent the chicken from sticking.
  • Remove chicken breasts from the marinade, sprinkle well with salt and pepper, and grill them skin-side down for about 5 minutes, until nicely browned.
  • Turn the chicken and cook for another 10 minutes, until just cooked through.
  • Remove from grill to a plate.
  • Cover tightly and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature.
  • *Ina uses Cuervo Gold tequila.
  • ** She also says there is NO substitute for freshly squeezed lime juice.
  • ***Cook time does not include marinating the chicken overnight.
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