Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, the unofficial kick-off to summer here in Austin, fire up the grill for some Tequila marinated chicken. I mean why not? Plus, you probably already have most of the ingredients!
1 large chicken breast
Tequila (I used tequila blanca but gold tequila will work too)
Salt and Pepper
Start off by pouring about a tablespoon of olive oil over each side of the chicken breast. For all the marinade ingredients, be sure to get them on each side of the chicken.
Sprinkle a little kosher salt on.
Add cayenne pepper on each side.
Now for the fun part! Add about 2-3oz of tequila over each side of the chicken.
Squeeze the juice of half a lime on each side. Crack some fresh pepper over top and the chicken marinate in the fridge for at least 30min up to 2 hours.
After the chicken is finished marinating, fire up the grill!
I poured the extra marinade over top of the chicken on the grill. FYI this will cause the fire to flame up so be