Friday, June 15, 2007

Chili's Margarita Grilled Chicken Breasts

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 2 hrs, including marinating

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 cup Margarita Mix liquid
1/4 cup lime juice
1Tbs sugar
1 Tbs Minced garlic
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Salt, to taste

Pour margarita mix, lime juice, sugar and garlic over chicken breast and let marinate for 2 hours in refrigerator. When ready to prepare drain and dust with black pepper to taste.Grilling works best, but you can also use an iron skillet and bring to medium high temperature.Spray an oil coating into pan and braise chicken breast until done on each side.

Tips & Tricks:
This is a recipe I modified for my lifestyle, since we don't use alcohol. The original recipe called for Tequila, which I substituted using lime juice.

How Kids Can Help:
Kids can pour the marinade mixture over the chicken & help spray pan with cooking spray.

Suggested Sides:
Mexican Rice, black beans & salsa.

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