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Tequila Orange Chicken

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Tequila orange chicken is a lovely and peppy chicken recipe. Great for parties, the tequila chicken has a surprise of unqiue flavors to it. Grilled to cook, it is brushed with a prepared fruity sauce of orange juice and tequila pepped with chopped jalapenos to taste.
Ingredients
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tequila 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Seeded and finely chopped hot jalapeno peppers 2 Tablespoon
  Orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Chicken gravy 10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Chicken breasts 3 , split
Directions

To make sauce: In 1-quart saucepan, combine juice, tequila, peppers and peel.
Over high heat, heat to boiling.
Reduce heat to low; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes.
Add gravy; heat through, stirring constantly.
On grill rack, place chicken, skin side up, directly above medium coals.
Grill, uncovered, 1 hour or until tender and juices run clear, turning and brushing often with sauce during the last 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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