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Tequila, Limes and Orange Juice

Tequila Citrus Chicken Thighs

Tequila, Limes, and Orange Juice combine to turn ordinary chicken thighs into a spicy, sweet, deliciously flavorful meal.
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  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 1/2 C orange juice
  • 1/2 C lime juice the juice of 4 limes, save the “bodies”
  • 1/2 C tequila
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1 jalapeno fresh, chopped (if you’re sensitive to heat..remove the seeds)


  • Chop 1 jalapeno (seed it if necessary)
  • zest 1 lime
  • juice 4 limes and save bodies
  • mix together jalapeno, lime juice, lime bodies, lime zest, tequila, dash of salt, pepper and orange juice
  • place chicken thighs in a bag and pour the marinade over it.
  • marinate overnight. Turn every 4 – 6 hours to ensure that thighs are fully coated
  • grill over medium-high heat until fully cooked or sautee in a skillet with a bit of butter
Author: Rachel