Tequila-Jalepeño Chicken

2
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.

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