Tequila Lime Chicken – Revamped and even more awesomer!

  • Author: The Kitchen Whisperer

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  • 4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup really good tequila
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Combine all of the ingredients minus the chicken in a glass bowl mixing well.
  2. Add the chicken, cover and allow it to marinate for a half hour at room temp. Do not let this sit for more than 30 minutes as the acid in the juices will cook the chicken.
  3. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade and discard any remaining marinade.
  5. Cook for 5-7 minutes each side or until the internal temperature is 165.
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