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Citrus and Tequila Chicken

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Slow grilling over charcoal is a big secret in the taste of these chicken thighs. Make sure that you use thighs, they have more flavour and stay much more moist than other parts of the bird.
  Orange 1 , juiced
  Lime 1 , juiced
  Chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 1 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Chipotle pepper 1 , chopped (In Adobo Sauce)
  Garlic cloves 2 , crushed
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Tequila 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Combine first 7 ingredients, and pour over chicken thighs. Place in airtight container or ziplock bag and place in fridge to marinate for 6-8 hours.

On a grill over direct low heat, cook the thighs low and slow turning periodically to ensure even cooking.

Reduce marinade in a pot by …”€™s, and baste chicken in the last 10- 15 minutes of cooking time.

Add hardwood smoking chips to bring an extra layer of flavour.
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South American
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Here is another exotic grilling recipe for your outdoor barbeque party. Citrus and tequila marinated chicken is slowly grilled on charcoal to make it soft, tender and delicious. You would definitely love this unique combination of flavors. Follow the easy direction given by the chef and recreate the same.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 97 Calories from Fat 47

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.2%

Saturated Fat 0.73 g3.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 89.9 mg3.7%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.5%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 0.85 g1.7%

Vitamin A 4.7% Vitamin C 63.2%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 3.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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