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Molly and I have been cooking this weekly since we tried it. So good! Thanks PALEOMG!

Tequila Cilantro Lime Chicken

Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 3:15
Serves 3-4     adjust servings

Ingredients

For the marinade

  • 3 chicken breasts, butterflied
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoke paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • zest of 1 lime
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1 ounce silver agave tequila

For the toppings

  • 1-2 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 red bell peppers, chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat up grill or grill pan and grease. Once very hot, put chicken out of marinade and place on grill or grill pan to cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until cooked through and no pink remains.
  2. While chicken cooks, place a medium pan over medium heat. Add ghee along with red bell peppers. Let cook until peppers begin to brown and soften, about 8-10 minutes. Once done, add cilantro, lime juice and salt and mix to combine.
  3. Top chicken with bell pepper mixture! Eat on up!

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