Margarita Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 269.7
  • Total Fat: 11.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 82.5 mg
  • Sodium: 214.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 21.1 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    2 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
    lime juice- yield from 2 limes
    tequila, 2 ounces
    scallion- one large, chopped
    jalapeño- one pepper, seeded and chopped
    Monterey jack cheese- 2 oz, shredded
    garlic, 1 clove chopped
    salt and pepper to taste


Mix juice of one lime, garlic, salt, pepper, and tequila. Place in bowl with chicken, and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

Put chicken on grill, and sear on high heat for a minute on each side, then cook on indirect heat until cooked through- around 30 minutes. Turn regularly.

In sauce pan, add onion and jalapeño. Combine with rest of tequila/lime mixture and add juice of a second lime. Cook on low heat, covered, until liquid is pretty much gone. Spoon over top of chicken on plate.

Cover with cheese and serve hot.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ROSEPURR.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    This was an okay recipe, but I would not make it again. The flavor seemed flat, I was hoping for more zip when I chose this recipe. It wasn't horrible, but no one requested that I make it again. - 8/4/07

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    We enjoyed this. - 6/20/07

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    Tequila?? How much?? - 6/18/07

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    Very tasty with a nice bite of spice. - 6/17/07