Margarita Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 230.5
  • Total Fat: 10.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 75.5 mg
  • Sodium: 512.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 23.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
    1 tbs flour
    1 tbs butter
    salt & pepper to taste
    1 tsp dry southwest seasoning
    2 tsp minced garlic
    1/4 cup tequila
    1 cup chicken broth
    2 tbs lime juice--lemon juice works as well
    2 tbs butter
    1/4 cup chopped cilantro - have used chopped parsley

    Serve with rice


Coat chicken with flour. In large nonstick skillet, melt butter (1 tbs) over medium heat. Add chicken; cook, turning once, until browned, 4-5 minutes per side. Sprinkle with salt & pepper.

To skillet with chicken, add 2 tsp dry southwest seasoning and 2 tsp minced garlic; cook until garlic is golden, 1 minute. Add 1/4 cup tequila; cook, stirring up bits, 1 minute. add 1 cup chicken broth and 2 tbs lime juice. Bring to boil. Cover; over low heat, cook until chicken is cooked through; 12-15 minutes. Transfer chicken to platter. Over medium-high heat, bring sauce to boil; cook, stirring frequently, until thickened, 7 minutes. Stir in 2 tbs butter & 1/4 cup chopped cilantro. Pour over chicken.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SALDRU.