Tequila Citrus Chicken Thighs
Tequila, Limes, and Orange Juice combine to turn ordinary chicken thighs into a spicy, sweet, deliciously flavorful meal.
- 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