Citrusy Tequila Chicken Thighs

Citrusy Tequila Chicken Thighs
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Marinate 240 m
Cook 1 m
Grill 30 m
Marinate or overnight




  1. 1 of 3 Place orange juice, lime juice, tequila, canola oil, salt and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken and seal. Marinate in refrigerator for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. 2 of 3 Heat gas grill to medium-high or prep charcoal grill with medium-hot coals and set up one side for indirect grilling. Lightly coat grill rack with oil or nonstick cooking spray.
  3. 3 of 3 Remove chicken from plastic bag and pour marinade into a small saucepan. Boil for 1 minute and reserve. Place chicken on direct heat and grill for 5 minutes per side. Remove to indirect heat and grill for 20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer. Baste every 5 minutes with the reserved marinade.

Rice Salad:

  1. 1 of 1 In a large bowl, whisk olive oil, 3 tablespoons of the marinade and salt. Stir in rice, peppers, scallions and cilantro. Serve at room temperature with chicken.
Nutrition Information for Citrusy Tequila Chicken Thighs
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 1 g fiber, 568 mg sodium, 110 mg chol., 18 g Fat, total, 3 g sat. fat, 25 g pro., 405 kcal cal., 31 g carb.