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12 INGREDIENTS9 STEPS1HR 30MIN

Chupacabra Tequila Orange Chicken

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Beautifully grilled whole chicken smoked with pimento woods chips and marinaded in tequila and orange.
1HR 30MIN
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Ingredients

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Servings:
6
Serves 6
2 cloves
1/2 Tbsp
Fresh Oregano
1/4 cup
1/2 cup
Tequila
2 Tbsp
Adobo Sauce
1 tsp
3 Tbsp
All-Purpose Spice Rub
or 2 Gringos Chupacabra Rub
2
Pimento Leaves

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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
239
FAT
6.9 g
PROTEIN
24.9 g
CARBS
6.6 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Chop the Garlic (2 clove), Fresh Oregano (2 teaspoon), and Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce (3 piece).
Step 2
In a bowl, add the Lime Juice (4 tablespoon), Orange Juice (1 cup), Tequila (1/2 cup), Salt (1 teaspoon) and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 teaspoon).
Step 3
Into the bowl, add the chopped garlic, Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce, fresh Oregano and Adobo Sauce (2 tablespoon).
Step 4
Transfer the marinade and Whole Chicken (1) into a large ziplock bag and marinate in the refrigerator for 4 to 6 hours. During this time, place a cup of pimento wood chips in some water to soak.
Step 5
Ready the charcoal and place the pimento wood chips on top of the hot coals. Preheat the grill to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Step 6
Liberally coat the chicken with All-Purpose Spice Rub (3 tablespoon).
Step 7
Pour the remaining marinade in the chicken sitter, also place a few Pimento Leaves (2) in it.
Step 8
Place the chicken over the sitter and keep everything on the grill. Grill for about an hour and 20 minutes, but make sure to check on it after the first hour.
Step 9
Transfer to serving plate and carve. Serve with the juices in the chicken sitter as dipping a sauce.

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
239
% Daily Value*
Fat
6.9 g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.4 g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
94.5 mg
32%
Carbohydrates
6.6 g
2%
Fiber
0.3 g
1%
Sugars
7.0 g
--
Protein
24.9 g
50%
Sodium
1184.9 mg
52%
Vitamin D
--
--
Calcium
12.6 mg
1%
Iron
3.2 mg
18%
Potassium
112.8 mg
2%
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