Chicken Tequila Sunrise

Chicken Tequila Sunrise

Dinner, American, Tequila
Cooks in    Serves 4-6
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs frying chicken , cut up (or your own favorite bone-in chicken pieces)
  • 2 onions , thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon course ground pepper
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Spray a shallow baking pan (with sides) large enough to accommodate the chicken in a single layer with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place unseasoned chicken pieces, skin-side up, in baking pan; place pan in preheated oven for 25 minutes to crisp skin and melt fat.
  • Remove from oven and pour off fat.
  • Place onion slices under chicken pieces.
  • Combine remaining ingredients and pour over chicken.
  • Return to oven for 20 minutes or until chicken is tender and crisp, and liquid thickens.

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