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Margarita Chicken

Fresh ingredients combine to make a super flavorful marinade. The chicken grills up so tender and juicy!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 6


  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 limes zested and juiced
  • 1 large orange juiced
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar or honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons chopped cilantro optional


  • Cut boneless breasts in half and place in a gallon-size resealable plastic food storage bag.
  • Combine remaining ingredients, except cilantro, and pour over the chicken. Seal bag and refrigerate for 3 to 8 hours.
  • Grill chicken over medium heat until cooked well throughout, approximately 6 to 8 minutes per side.
  • Slice chicken and sprinkle with cilantro to serve. Serve with tortillas or in burrito bowls.


Prep time does not include marinating time.