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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.
  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

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: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1106 Calories from Fat 276

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.2%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 299.3 mg99.8%

Sodium 371.2 mg15.5%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.4%

Sugars 11.5 g

Protein 144 g288.9%

Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 160.8%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 23.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tequila Orange Chicken Recipe