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Tequila-Jalepeño Chicken

4
2
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
32 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Serve this spicy Southwestern-style dish with a large salad on the side. You could also toss some peppers, eggplant or zucchini onto the grill with the chicken.

Ingredients

Uncooked onion(s)

¼ medium, white, chopped

Olive oil

2 tsp

Fresh lime juice

¼ cup(s)

Tequila

1 fl oz, about 2 tbsp

Garlic clove(s)

4 medium clove(s), minced

Unpacked brown sugar

1 tsp

Mineral water

2 Tbsp

Table salt

½ tsp

Jalapeño pepper(s)

1 medium, seeded and diced

Uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s)

1 pound(s), four 4-oz pieces

Instructions

  1. Purée onion through to pepper in a blender until smooth. Marinate chicken breasts for at least 1 hour. They can be marinated for several hours, if desired.
  2. Heat grill. Pat excess marinade off chicken and grill until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.
  3. Serve with a fresh garden salad.