Margarita Grilled Chicken


– 1 1/2 cups of margarita mix – 2 garlic cloves, minced – 1/4 cup of finely chopped onion – 1/2 teaspoon cumin – 1/2 teaspoon paprika – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1/4 teaspoon black pepper – Rice – Cilantro, chopped – Black Beans



In a large ziplock bag combine the margarita mix, garlic, onions, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper. Add the chicken breasts in and seal the bag. Use your hands to massage the marinade into the chicken.

 Put the chicken in the refrigerator and marinade for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.


 While the chicken marinates add your pico de gallo ingredients to a medium mixing bowl. Stir the ingredients well, taste and adjust seasoning to your liking.


Margarita Grilled Chicken is the perfect end of summer grilled chicken recipe. This copycat recipe from Chili's Restaurant uses a zesty margarita marinade to create a tender, flavorful piece of chicken and pairs it with fresh pico de gallo. Pair this with rice and beans for the best margarita chicken rice bowl!