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tequila chicken

Tequilia Lime Chilli Chicken

Course: BBQ, Chicken Recipes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ recipes, Easy chicken recipes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Marinating Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 218kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A simple and spicy chicken recipe with a tequila lime & chilli marinade.
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  • 4 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • ¼ cup tequila
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 jalapeno peppers de-seeded & chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled & chopped
  • ¼ cup coriander/cilantro chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Put the jalapenos into a blender/processor and blitz until you have a green paste.
  • Add the Tequila, lime juice, garlic, coriander and olive oil and mix well. Season with salt and pepper
  • Add the chicken and mix well, coating the chicken in the marinade. Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours minimum.
  • Heat the BBQ or grill on a medium heat and cook the chicken for about 7-8 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  • Eat and enjoy!


The net carb will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.5g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 0.3g