Margarita Lime Chicken
recipe at a glance
5 stars - 1 review
ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes: 4recipe id: 102403cook method: stovetop, outdoor grill
1/2 teaspoon lime zest
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons gold tequila
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 tomato, cut into 8 wedges
1 avocado, pitted, peeled and cubed
1 lime, cut into 8 wedges
Preheat grill. Grill chicken breasts for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine the lime zest, lime juice, tequila, honey, oil, cornstarch, garlic salt and pepper in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring, to thicken the sauce. Remove from heat.
Baste chicken with prepared sauce for last five minutes, or until cooked through (no longer pink inside).
To serve, arrange a chicken breast, 2 tomato wedges and some avocado chunks on each plate. Drizzle chicken with remaining sauce and garnish with 2 lime wedges.
311 calories, 13 grams fat, 18 grams carbohydrates, 29 grams protein per serving
ratings & reviews
|Oct 27, 2012 trixie
We used this marinade/glaze for our chicken dinner accompanied by a quinoa and black beans dish. It was the perfect compliment. We chose to pair the dinner with a 2006 Ridge Zinfandel. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe!