South of the Border Drunken Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 464.9
  • Total Fat: 12.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 135.9 mg
  • Sodium: 742.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 44.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    Whole Roasting Chicken cut up
    2C. Orange Juice
    1 Lg. Orange
    2 Tblsp. Honey
    2 oz. Good Tequila
    1/2C. Chopped Onion
    4-5 Garlic Cloves chopped
    2 Tblsp. Dried Cilantro/or 4-5 Sprigs Fresh Cilantro
    2 Tblsp Cornstarch
    4C chopped fresh kale
    2 Tblsp. Dried Parsley/or 4-5 Sprigs Fresh Parsley
    2 Tblsp. Olive Oil


In heated large frying pan pour 2 Tblsp. olive oil, cut up chicken skinside down and brown. Cut up onion, garlic, cilantro & parsley and spread on top of browning chicken.

In separate bowl, mix orange juice, 1 oz tequila, corn starch and honey. Whisk well and pour over chicken. Flip chicken pieces so boneside is down/skinside is up and place in pre-heated oven for 1 hour at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and take chicken out of pan. Add remaining 1 oz (or shot) tequila and the juice and meat from one large orange to sauce. Add 4 cups kale to sauce an cook on med low heat until kale is bright green in color. Salt & Pepper to taste. Serve chicken on bed of kale pouring some of the orange sauce over the top.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MICKEYDO.

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