- Chicken breasts 2 skinless and boneless
- zest ½ a lime
- lime juiced 1
- Fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons, finely chopped
- Olive oil 1 tablespoon
- Tequila 1 tablespoon
- Honey ½ tablespoon
- Salt 1 teaspoon • 1 kcal
- Black pepper powder ¼ teaspoon
- Onion powder ¼ teaspoon
This recipe of tequila lime chicken has an obvious hint of fresh lime flavors and warmth of tequila! You will be surprised to read how incredibly quick and easy it is to prepare this dish.
In fact, you can even marinate the chicken overnight to boost its flavors and enjoy a juicy bite for a quick lunch! You can also serve slice and serve this chicken preparation as an appetizer, over salad, or as a part of the main meal.
Place the chicken breasts in a large bowl. Add the zest of lime, lime juice, olive oil, tequila, honey, salt, black pepper powder, and onion powder over the chicken pieces.
Add the chopped cilantro to the marinade and coat the chicken well with the marinade.
Cover and refrigerate the chicken for at least 2 hours or over night. Heat a grill or a non stick pan on high to medium flame.
Now, cook the chicken on both sides until nice and brown in color. You must also cook thoroughly enough to cook it well from the inside. Allow the chicken breast to rest for 2 minutes. Slice and serve the tequila lime chicken.
Serve and enjoy!
Make sure that the chicken cooks well from inside. You may also use a cooking thermometer to check the internal temperature of the chicken breasts.
Nutritional information (per serving): 260 Calories, 10.8g Total fat (2.4g Saturated fat, 1.1g Polyunsaturated fat, 7g Monounsaturated fat), 65mg Cholesterol, 1203.9mg Sodium, 43.2mg Potassium, 8.4g Total carbohydrates (1.2g Dietary fiber, 4.9g Sugars), 25.4g Protein