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Chicken skewers with tequila and lime
Chicken skewers with tequila and lime

Chicken skewers with tequila and lime

Preparation 20 minutes
Cooking time 12 minutes
Servings 4


Marinade :

  • Zest and juice of 1 large lime
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) oil  
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) dried chili pepper flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) tequila

Grilled chicken:

  • 4 chicken breasts, skin removed, cut into 3 to 4 cm (1 1/2 in.) cubes
  • 2 red bell peppers, cut into 3 to 4 cm (1 1/2 in.) square pieces
  • 2 limes
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) fresh coriander, chopped


  1. In a bowl, mix together all the marinade ingredients.
  2. Add the chicken cubes.
  3. Stir well, cover and marinate for 1 to 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  4. Soak the wooden skewers in water.
  5. Preheat the barbecue to medium-high heat.
  6. Assemble the skewers, alternating chicken and red bell pepper.
  7. Grill for 5 to 6 minutes on each side.
  8. Cut the limes into 2.
  9. Grill lightly, flesh side down.
  10. Sprinkle the skewers with coriander.
  11. Serve on a bed of rice with half a grilled lime.
  12. You may serve with an avocado and tomato salad.
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