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tequila lime chicken topped with corn salsa on a light gray plate, vintage fork and lime wedge on the side of the plate

Tequila Lime Chicken topped with Corn Salsa

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

This tequila lime chicken marinade recipe is a super easy. The chicken can be pan-fried, baked in the oven, grilled. You can even toss it in the slow cooker. Serve it with corn salsa and your favorite sides for a complete meal. #chicken #marinade


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Ingredients

For the tequila lime chicken:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed and roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

For the corn salsa:

  • 2 1/23 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 34 tablespoons diced green chilies
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (about 1 bunch, stems removed)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

For the tequila lime chicken:

  1. Whisk together the marinade in a small bowl.
  2. Pour over raw chicken and allow to marinate for at least 1 hour.
  3. In a large skillet *affiliate link over medium-high heat, saute the chicken breasts for about 5-6 minutes per side – or until juices are clear and chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  4. Top each chicken breast with a serving of corn salsa before serving.

For the corn salsa:

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Adjust seasoning with salt & pepper, to taste.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
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