Margarita Chicken II

Margarita Chicken II

62

"Lime zest, lime juice, gold tequila and honey flavor the sauce for this dish. This is similar to the recipe from a well-known restaurant chain."
Saved
Save
I Made it Rate it Share Print

Ingredients

30 m servings 552 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 4 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 552 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 58.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 35.1 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 793 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

See full nutrition

Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

On Sale

What's on sale near you.

Directions

Print
  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Preheat oven to Broil.
  2. Combine the lime zest, lime juice, tequila, honey, oil, cornstarch, garlic salt and pepper in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring, to thicken the sauce.
  3. Broil chicken breasts for 10 to 15 minutes, or until cooked through (no longer pink inside). Baste with prepared sauce for last 5 minutes of cooking time.
  4. To serve, arrange a folded tortilla on each of 4 plates; add a chicken breast, 2 tomato wedges and some avocado chunks. Drizzle chicken with remaining sauce and garnish with 2 lime wedges.

Reviews

62
  1. 81 Ratings

  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  
Most helpful positive review

Very tasty sauce, but I'm going to try grilling the chicken next time - didn't really like the way it worked under the broiler... also, double the sauce would be good too.

Most helpful critical review

This was okay but a bit bland for us. Maybe some of that can be attributed to the fact that I baked the chicken rather than broiled, but I don't think that would have made too much of a differen...

Very tasty sauce, but I'm going to try grilling the chicken next time - didn't really like the way it worked under the broiler... also, double the sauce would be good too.

This sauce is the BEST! We added fresh cilantro (and extra Tequila!). Grill instead of broil, then pour sauce on. Great on steak or fish filets, too.

Very nice flavor, however the meat was a little tough. Next time, will try to cut some slits on the breast so it cooks faster.

This recipe was awesome! I doubled the sauce (also had extra chicken). My husband liked it better without the tortilla. Next time I might also cut up green/red peppers & onions, cook them on the...

Awesome! Awesome! Awesome! Made this for a Father's Day dinner with some friends. Everybody loved it!! I was really nervous making it for the first time for a crowd, but was very pleased with th...

This chicken dish was delicious!! I found it very easy to prepare, a quick dish to fix on a weeknight. Anything that takes 30min or less and tastes this good is wonderful! I added some spanis...

This recipe is good. It does taste a lot like a frozen margarita. The sauce if very easy to make. I didn't have any limes, so I used bottled lime juice. I also grilled the chicken and then ba...

This is a really good recipe. I didn't change the ingredients but I made it into a marinade by doubling the ingredients and let the chicken soak for about 4 hours. My hubby grilled it and he ...

This was okay but a bit bland for us. Maybe some of that can be attributed to the fact that I baked the chicken rather than broiled, but I don't think that would have made too much of a differen...