Dinner Tonight: Margarita-Braised Chicken Thighs
This juicy, fruity chicken dish received rave reviews in our Test Kitchens.
Menu (serves 4)
Serve with Green Rice
Bring 2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in 1 cup long-grain white rice. Cover and cook 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in 2 tablespoons butter and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Combine 3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, 3/4 cup sliced green onions, and 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice. Add to rice; stir well.
Total time: 43 minutes
While chicken browns:
• Slice onion and mince garlic
• Combine fruit, juice, and tequila
While chicken bakes:
• Chop cilantro and onion for rice
• Squeeze lime juice for rice
Quick Tip: Purchase boneless, skinless chicken thighs, prechopped onion, and bottled minced garlic to slash prep time.