Tequila Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 272.8
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 114.5 mg
  • Sodium: 688.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 28.9 g

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Tex-Mex style barbecued chicken dish Tex-Mex style barbecued chicken dish
Number of Servings: 4


    8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 1 1/3 pounds)
    1 medium onion, cut into 8 wedges and separated
    1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
    1/4 cup tequila or chicken broth
    2 tablespoon molasses
    1 tablespoon lime juice
    1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
    1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    Hot cooked brown rice (if desired)
    Lime wedges (if desired)


Remove fat from chicken. Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook chicken in skillet about 5 minutes, turning once, until brown. Remove chicken from skillet.

Add remaining ingredients except rice and lime wedges to skillet. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Return chicken to skillet. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Uncover and simmer 3 minutes longer.

Serve chicken on rice; pour sauce over chicken. Serve with lime wedge.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YOLLIE.