Chicken Margarita & Saffron Yellow Rice

“Chicken smothered in a Margarita. Tequila and lime juice reduced into a sweet and tangy Margarita sauce. Served along side saffron yellow rice.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook the rice according to package directions. In the meantime, in a small bowl, combine the tequila, triple sec, lime juice and sugar. Mix well and set aside.
  2. Cut the chicken in ½ lengthwise & pound to ¼ inch thick. Rince the chicken under cold water then pat dry with paper towel. Season the chicken with salt and pepper then lightly dredge in flour; shaking off the excess.
  3. In a skillet, over medium heat, add ½ the butter and ½ the oil and when hot, working in batches, sear the chicken until lightly browned, and cooked through, about 3 to 4 min per batch. Remove and set aside.
  4. Stir the tequila mixture and add it to the skillet, add in the cilantro and bring to a boil. Return the chicken, reduce heat to low and simmer until slightly thickened, about 6 to 8 minute Plate and serve along side the rice.

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