Grilled Margarita Chicken Breasts Recipe

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Grilled Margarita Chicken Breasts
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  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together lime peel, lime juice, olive oil, tequila, salt and cayenne.
  2. Place chicken breasts in a large resealable plastic bag.
  3. Pour marinade into bag; seal and refrigerate 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  4. Heat a barbecue grill to medium.
  5. Remove chicken from bag; pour marinade into a small saucepan.
  6. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 full minute.
  7. Grill breasts, skin side down, for 8 to 12 minutes.
  8. Turn and baste with marinade.
  9. Continue to grill and baste until chicken is no longer pink in the center and juices run clear.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 646.83 Kcal (2708 kJ)
Calories from fat 402.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44.74g 69%
Cholesterol 175.53mg 59%
Sodium 1634.62mg 68%
Potassium 563.07mg 12%
Total Carbs 18.14g 6%
Sugars 0.32g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.01g 8%
Protein 43.98g 88%
Vitamin C 6.1mg 10%
Iron 2mg 11%
Calcium 55.9mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 270.4 Kcal (1132 kJ)
Calories from fat 168.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.7g 69%
Cholesterol 73.38mg 59%
Sodium 683.34mg 68%
Potassium 235.39mg 12%
Total Carbs 7.58g 6%
Sugars 0.14g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.84g 8%
Protein 18.39g 88%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 10%
Iron 0.8mg 11%
Calcium 23.4mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.3
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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