Grilled Margarita Chicken

When enjoying margaritas, use a bit of the mix to marinate cut-up chicken. It's tart and refreshing!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 6

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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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