Margaritaville Grilled Chicken

Piquant and tasty, this Mexican-style Chicken dish is flavored with cumin, oregano, and chili powder.

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  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Pinch chili powder
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, tenders removed and served for another purpose



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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a glass mixing bowl, whisk together the oil, juices, cumin, oregano and chili powder.  [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Pour the mixture into a 2 gallon zipper-top plastic bag and add the chicken.  Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Preheat a gas grill for 10 minutes, or prepare a hot charcoal fire.  Remove the chicken fr4om the marinade, pat dry, and discard the marinade.  Grill the chicken over indirect heat, about 4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.  Remove from the grill, and allow to rest for 5 minutes, covered with aluminum foil.  Slice the chicken into strips and serve hot, warm or cold in tortillas with condiments. Serves 6 to 8.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

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