Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond
Episode: Frontier Fiesta
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Total:
3 hr 25 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
3 hr
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
3 hr 25 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
3 hr
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

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Slice open the limes and squeeze the juice into a food processor or blender. Add the tequila, olive oil, salt, garlic, jalapenos and cilantro. Blend the mixture until totally combined. Add the chicken to a large plastic bag and pour in the lime-tequila mixture. Seal the bag and marinate in the fridge for several hours or overnight.

Remove the chicken from the bag and grill it over medium-high heat. Rotate the chicken 45-degrees on both sides to create nice grill marks, and continue grilling until the chicken is cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes per side.

Melt the Monterey Jack over the top of the sliced chicken breasts.

Slice the chicken and serve it on a plate topped with the sides.

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