Tequila Chicken
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Tequila Chicken

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  • 1/4  cup 
    canola oil
  • 1/4  cup 
    fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2  ounces 
  • 1 1/2  tablespoons 
    ground cumin
  • 1   tablespoon 
    garlic clove, chopped
  • 1   teaspoon 
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    cayenne pepper
  • 2   pounds 
    boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4  cup 
    unsalted butter
Heat oven 400 degrees F.
In a large bowl, combine oil, cilantro, tequila, cumin, garlic, salt, pepper, and cayenne. Add chicken and toss to coat.
Transfer chicken to a baking sheet. Bake 12 to 14 minutes, or until largest piece is cooked through.
Remove from oven and top each breast with a small pat of butter and let melt.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 519, Fat, total (g) 32, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 49, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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