Margarita Chicken II


Lime zest, lime juice, gold tequila and honey flavor the sauce for this dish. This is similar to the recipe from a well-known restaurant chain.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • ½ teaspoon lime zest

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons gold tequila

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 4 (10 inch) flour tortillas, warmed

  • 1 tomato, cut into 8 wedges

  • 1 avocado - pitted, peeled, and cubed

  • 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges


  1. Preheat oven to Broil.

  2. Combine the lime zest, lime juice, tequila, honey, oil, cornstarch, garlic salt and pepper in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring, to thicken the sauce.

  3. Broil chicken breasts for 10 to 15 minutes, or until cooked through (no longer pink inside). Baste with prepared sauce for last 5 minutes of cooking time.

  4. To serve, arrange a folded tortilla on each of 4 plates; add a chicken breast, 2 tomato wedges and some avocado chunks. Drizzle chicken with remaining sauce and garnish with 2 lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

552 Calories
19g Fat
58g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 552
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 793mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 22mg 110%
Calcium 129mg 10%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 776mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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