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GRILLED CHICKEN WITH TEQUILA
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 4 cloves garlic -- cut in half
  • 3 tablespoons peppered tequila -- see Notes
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons orange zest -- grated
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest -- grated
  • 1 teaspoon red chile pepper crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper -- freshly ground
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro -- chopped
    1. Rub the chicken with the garlic and place in a non-reactive dish.

    2. Mix the tequila, citrus juices, zest, crushed chile pepper, black pepper, and sugar. Add the oil and mix well.

    3. Pour over the chicken and add the cilantro.

    4. Cover and marinate for 2 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.

    5. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

    6. Remove the chicken and place in a pan. Bake for 20 minutes, basting frequently with marinade.

     
     

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