Best Grilled Margarita Chicken... Ever!

Best Grilled Margarita Chicken... Ever!

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  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    5 h 25 m
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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

  1. Place cilantro, pepper, garlic powder, and onion salt in the bowl of a blender. Pour in margarita mix, lime juice, orange juice, tequila, triple sec, and honey. Puree on high speed until smooth, then reduce speed to medium-low, and slowly add the olive oil; blend until creamy. Place chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag or glass bowl; pour marinade overtop and toss to coat. Refrigerate for 5 hours.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil grate.
  3. Remove chicken from the marinade, shake off excess, and discard remaining marinade. Grill the chicken until tender and juices run clear, approximately 7 minutes per side.

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Reviews (59)

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Jillian
37

Jillian

Wow, was this ever good! I followed the recipe exactly and let it marinate for over 8 hours. The flavors really came through and it browns nicely on the grill with the addition of honey in the marinade. Definitely something you'd be proud to serve to guests.

Christine C.
29

Christine C.

Excellent recipe! Instead of the individual margarita ingredients, i used a pre-mixed margarita (tequila and all) that i had in the fridge. I marinated for almost 24 hours, which REALLY allowed the taste to permeate the meat. When my husband took it off of the grill, i was initally disappointed because it looked like he had burned it but, to my pleasant surprise, it was the caramelization of the honey. The chicken got rave reviews and even tasted yummy the next day cold out of the fridge (great for a salad!)

Karen
26

Karen

My chicken marinated 6 hrs and I could barely pick up on a lime flavor. There are others on this site with fewer ingredients that have more flavor. I won't make this again

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 390 cal
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 21 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs
  • 17.7 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 25.2 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 681 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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