Margarita Chicken


1/2 cup nonalcoholic Margarita mix
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 pounds cut-up broiler-fryer chicken
1 teaspoon coarse salt


Mix Margarita mix, lime juice and garlic in resealable heavy-duty plastic food-storage bag. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat with marinade. Refrigerate, turning bag occasionally, at least 1 hour but no longer than 24 hours. Remove chicken from marinade. Heat coals or gas grill. Place chicken, skin sides up, on grill. Sprinkle with ½ teaspoon of salt. Cover and grill 5 to 6 inches from medium heat 15 minutes; turn chicken. Sprinkle with remaining ½ teaspoon salt. Cover and grill 20 to 40 minutes longer, turning occasionally, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.

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6 servings.

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Never reuse marinade that has

Never reuse marinade that has been in contact with meat. The risk of sickness is too high