Monday, February 27, 2012 Tequila Lime Chicken & Green Onion Slaw

Adapted from Smitten Kitchen

Tequila Lime Chicken
1/2 C Gold Tequila
1 C Lime Juice (5 to 6 Limes)
1/2 C Orange Juice (2 Oranges)
1 Tbsp Chili Powder
1 Tbsp Jalapeno Pepper, Minced
1 Tbsp garlic, Minced (3 cloves)
2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Black Pepper
6 Chicken Breasts, Cubed

Combine the Tequila, Lime Juice, Orange Juice, Chili Powder, Jalapeno Pepper, Garlic, Salt, and Pepper in a large bowl. Add the Chicken Breasts. Refrigerate overnight.

Heat up a skillet and cook Chicken. Cover tightly and allow to rest for 5 minutes. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Green Onion Slaw
1 C Green Onions, Coarsely Chopped
1/4 C Red Wine Vinegar
2 Serrano Chiles
2 Tbsp Greek Yogurt
Salt and Pepper
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 C Broccoli Slaw
1 Red Onion, Halved & Thinly Sliced
1/4 C Cilantro Leaves, Chopped

Blend Green Onions, Vinegar, Chiles, Yogurt, Salt, Pepper and Oil in a blender until emulsified. Place Broccoli Slaw and Red Onions in a bowl, add the dressing and stir until combined. Fold in the Cilantro and season with Salt and Pepper to taste.

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