Super-Easy Tequila Lime Chicken

Super-Easy Tequila Lime Chicken
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 778.4
  • Total Fat: 15.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 280.9 mg
  • Sodium: 867.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 104.3 g

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No need for overnight marinating. Super-high protein, lo-carb & lo-fat. No need for overnight marinating. Super-high protein, lo-carb & lo-fat.
Number of Servings: 2


    Two, one-pound Chicken breasts, sliced laterally to provide four thin breasts.

    1 t. Olive Oil
    6 crushed garlic cloves
    1/2 minced Fresh Jalapeno Pepper
    1/2 Cup White Wine
    1/2 Cup Tequila
    Juice squeezed from two Limes
    1 T. Chili powder
    1 t. Cayenne Pepper
    1 t. Black Pepper
    1 t. Sea Salt


1) Sautée garlic and jalapeno in Olive oil over medium heat 5 minutes.

2) Add Wine, Tequila, and Lime Juice. Scrape any burned garlic off of pan, but leave in mixture.

3) Place chicken in pan. Sprinkle Chili, cayenne, black pepper, and salt on top of breasts. (Use it all, you will not be seasoning the reverse sides). Cook 5 minutes over medium-high heat.

4) Turn Breasts and cook until finished (5 -1o minutes more).

5) Serve Breasts two per plate; spoon liquid mix (including garlic cloves/jalapenos) over chicken.

Serving Size: Makes two Entrée Servings

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TULLYFITZ.