Tequila Lime Chicken Recipe with Corn Salsa

January 27, 2020

Ever wanted to try following along to a recipe but were too intimidated to try it out? Don’t be! This Tequila Lime Chicken Recipe is a perfect starter recipe for anyone looking to make a delicious meal. It is straight to the point and is so full of flavor you won;t want to put your fork down! Tequila Lime Chicken also known as Margarita Chicken is a dish that is jam-packed with flavor! Along with the Tequila Lime Chicken Recipe, we will also be making a side of Corn Salsa to compliment the chicken. Get your taste buds ready for some great flavors!

What You’ll Need To Make Tequila Lime Chicken

The ingredients to make Tequila Lime Chicken includes:

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless & skinless
  • 5 juiced limes
  • 3/4 cup of tequila
  • 3/4 cup of orange juice
  • 1 deseeded jalapeno pepper
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 inch of ginger minced
  • 1 teaspoon of liquid smoke
  • Salt

What You’ll Need To Make Corn Salsa

The ingredients to make Corn Salsa includes:

  • 4 cups of fresh corn
  • 1 cup of red onion chopped fine
  • 1 cup of black beans
  • 1 Avocado chopped
  • 1/3 cup of Cilantro
  • 1/3 cup of fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon of white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Cumin powder
  • Salt 


How To Make Tequila Lime Chicken

Step 1:  For the marinade add the lime juice, orange juice, tequila, garlic, ginger, liquid smoke, and jalapeno into a large bowl

Step 2:   Add the chicken

Step 3:  Cover the large bowl with plastic wrap and place in fridge overnight or for 8 hours

Step 4:  Remove chicken from marinade and place on preheated grill at 375 degrees for 6-9 minutes on each side depending on chicken breast thickness until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees

How To Make Corn Salsa

Step 1:  In a large bowl add corn, red onion, black beans, avocado, cilantro, jalapeno, lime juice, white wine vinegar. 

Step 2:  Include spices such as chili powder and cumin powder and mix together with desired amount of salt 

Step 3:  Place in the fridge for 1-2 hours before serving

Easy am I right? If you are more of a visual person, I suggest also following along with my video on how I make this recipe. I’ll show you step by step what to do and how everything should look like. So be sure to invite family and friends over for dinner, they’ll be sure to love it! Also, don’t forget to check out my other yummy recipes such as my Healthy Orange Chicken Recipe and my Thai Fish Curry Recipe!