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Sweet Tequila-Lime Chicken

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 18 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1 tablespoon sauce)
Create a quick Mexican fiesta with this chicken, tortillas, and fresh lime margaritas.

Ingredients

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 186
  • fat 1.5 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • protein 26.4 g
  • carbohydrate 6.7 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • iron 1.0 mg
  • sodium 223 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 7 %
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl; stir well. Set aside.

  2. Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned.

  3. Add tequila mixture; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes. Uncover, turn chicken, and simmer 2 minutes or until chicken is done and sauce is thickened.

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