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Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken Tenders

Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken Tenders is an easy grilled chicken recipe that is ready in less than 30 minutes
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword grill, margarita chicken, tequila lime chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 6 to 8 servings
Calories 107kcal
Author Dee

Ingredients

  • 2 1//2 pounds boneless skinless chicken tenders
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 whole limes
  • 3 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno pepper

Instructions

  • Sprinkle salt and pepper over the chicken, and place in a large zip-top bag
  • Add the remaining ingredients, and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 or more hours
  • Heat grill, and cook tenders over heavy duty aluminum foil for about 8 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches at least 165 degrees
  • Heat leftover marinade until bubbling. ( You can add more olive oil, orange juice and lime juice if you need to. )
  • Transfer cooked chicken to a platter, and pour sauce over the chicken
  • Serve immediately

Nutrition

Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 581mg | Potassium: 20mg | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Iron: 0.1mg