This recipe is very tasty and simple, you do not even need to turn the chicken during cooking.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Yield: Serves 4
- 1 teaspoon lime zest
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons tequila
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 - 2 sprigs fresh mint ( 3 inches long )
- 4 chicken breast halves (WITH SKIN and rib section)
In a medium bowl, whisk together lime peel, lime juice, olive oil, tequila, salt, mint and cayenne.
Place chicken breasts in a large resealable plastic bag.
Pour marinade into bag; seal and refrigerate 1 hour, turning occasionally.
Build a medium size fire to one side of grill. ( those with gas grills light one burner only )
Remove chicken from bag; pour marinade into a small saucepan.
Bring to a boil and boil for 1 full minute.
Grill breasts over indirect heat, skin side up, do not turn.
Baste with marinade every 10 minutes.
Continue to grill and baste until chicken is no longer pink in the center and juices run clear (approx 45 min to 1 hour) check temp with quick read thermometer ( 165 ° F )