Citrus-tequila poached chicken


If you only associate tequila with boozy nights with friends, it’s time to change your perspective. Tequila is perfect in a bevy of cocktails, but also works great when cooking.

This is a quick marinade that’s best on chicken but delicious on fish too.

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Servings: 4

ultra tequila Citrus tequila poached chickenIngredients:

8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs

1 cup fresh orange juice

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 to 2 ounces blanco tequila

3 cloves garlic, minced

3/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted, ground

2 avocados, peeled, pitted

Juice of 1 lime

1/2 cup chopped jicama, in 1/4-inch dice

8 to 12 grape tomatoes, roughly chopped (should remain in good-size pieces)

Cilantro, chopped

1. Put the chicken in a shallow dish or nonreactive pan. Whisk the orange juice, olive oil, tequila, 2 cloves minced garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt and cumin together in a measuring cup. Pour over the chicken. Allow to rest, 10 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, for the guacamole, put the remaining garlic and the lime juice in a small bowl. Add the avocado, mashing with a fork. Keep it coarse and chunky. Stir in the jicama and tomatoes. Season with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir in cilantro to taste.

3. Transfer chicken and marinade to a large skillet; cook over medium heat until chicken is done, turning once, about 12 minutes. Serve chicken topped with generous portion of guacamole. (If you like, reduce the cooking liquid for a sauce, about 5 minutes.)

At Ultra Liquors you will find a selection of quality tequilas. Visit one of our store for the best price.

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