Margarita Grilled Chicken

Margarita Grilled Chicken

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"This is the most wonderful, best ever grilled chicken! Makes great cold sandwiches, too!"


4 h 30 m servings 238 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 238 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 12g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 35.4 g
  • 71%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 124 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour the margarita mix into a large resealable plastic bag. Add the chicken breasts, and press out as much of the air as possible before sealing. Marinate 4 to 8 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Remove chicken from marinade, and discard the marinade. Grill chicken 8 minutes per side, or until juices run clear.


  • Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cook time, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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  1. 91 Ratings


I've tried this with bottled mix, but frozen concentrate works better. I also add cilantro, a dash of cumin, and a little garlic. You can taste the frozen concentrate much more than the bottle...

I used boneless/skinless chicken breasts and only marinated them for 4 1/2 hours...they were fabulous!!!

A family favorite, especially after a couple of additions...After turning chicken on the grill, add 2 tablespoons of salsa and top with grated cheddar cheese (or Mexican blend). Once chicken is...

I marinated the breasts all afternoon and really neither of us could taste the marinade! Hmmm..

I have not yet prepared this recipe but after reading ALL the reviews, now I'm definitely going to try it. Seems that people either loved it or hated it! I'm wondering if the brand of Margarit...

I love this recipe! What a great idea, why didn't I think of that? :) Thanks!!

After having let this set in the marinade forever and seeing how much of it was soaked up into the chicken, I thought I would really get a good flavor. Don't know what I did wrong but it was ju...

What a great recipe! I cannot believe that a recipe this easy could taste so great. Thank you!!

As is, it's a recipe that depends entirely on the margarita mix you buy (I'd rate it 3 stars), but with a few very simple additions - it transforms to a 5 star chicken. Even though my version ch...