Margarita Chicken Recipe

Margarita Chicken Recipe

Get festive with tequila — without the hangover!

A tart/sweet marinade infuses plain chicken breasts with a tangy citrus flavor with an extra kick. (Don’t worry, most of the alcohol evaporates during cooking.)

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Margarita Chicken

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 146 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. tequila
  • 1/2 cup 100% natural orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz.)
  • 1 dash sea salt
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine tequila, orange juice, lime juice, onion, and garlic in a medium bowl; whisk to blend.

  2. Place chicken in glass dish. Pour marinade over; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate, covered for 30 minutes to 2 hours.

  3. Preheat grill or broiler on high.

  4. Remove chicken from marinade. Season with salt and cayenne. Discard marinade.

  5. Grill or broil chicken for five minutes on each side, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle.

Nutrition Facts
Margarita Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 146 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 438mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Sugars 3g
Protein 23g 46%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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P90X/P90X2 Portions
1½ Protein

P90X3 Portions
1½ Protein

Body Beast Portions
3 Proteins

Container Equivalents
1 Red

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