Grilled Margarita Chicken

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

1/2
cup liquid nonalcoholic margarita mix
3
tablespoons lime juice
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
3-to 3 1/2-pound cut-up broiler-fryer chicken
1
teaspoon coarse salt

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Mix margarita mix, lime juice and garlic in resealable heavy-duty plastic food-storage bag. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat with marinade. Refrigerate, turning bag occasionally, at least 1 hour but no longer than 24 hours. Remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade.
  • 2 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Place chicken, skin sides up, on grill. Brush with marinade; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt. Cover and grill 5 to 6 inches from medium heat 15 minutes; turn chicken. Brush with remaining marinade; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover and grill 20 to 40 minutes longer, turning occasionally, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.

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Tips

Expert Tips

This marinade also works nicely with boneless skinless chicken breast halves. Cover and grill chicken 8 to 10 minutes, brushing frequently with marinade and turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
235
(
Calories from Fat
115),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
4 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.