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Margarita-Braised Chicken Thighs/Breasts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shelley Drnek
Added: Sunday, November 16, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup flour
1 Tbsp. paprika
2 tsp. garlic powder

8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs/breasts (about 1/2 lb.)
1/2 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. olive oil
Cooking spray
1 cup thinly sliced onion (about 1 med.)
5 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup dried tropical fruit (diced)
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup tequila
1 lime, thinly sliced

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400.

1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small baking dish. Sprinkle chicken with salt, then dredge in flour mixture.

2. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan, cook 4 minutes on each side until lightly browned. Transfer chicken to an 11" x 7" baking dish coated with cooking spray. Add onion to skillet; cook 3 minute. Add garlic to pan and saute 1 minute.

3. Combine fruit, juice and tequila in a microwave-safe dish. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes. Pour mixture into pan, bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cook 1 minute. Pour onion mixture over chicken, top with lime slices. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes or until chicken is done.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 (2 thighs & 1/3 C. fruit mixture
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve with Green Rice (see my recipe)

 

 

 

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