Applebee’s Fiesta Lime Chicken

For the chicken:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 3 T. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. tequila
  • 1 tsp. liquid smoke
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 pound chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

For the dressing:

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 T. salsa, spicy and chunky
  • 1 T. milk
  • 1 tsp. Cajun blackening spice
  • ¼ tsp. parsley flakes
  • ¼ tsp. Tabasco sauce
  • 1/8 tsp. dried dill weed
  • 1/8 tsp. cumin
  • 1 cup Colby Jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups corn chips, crumbled

 

Cooking Directions

To prepare the chicken:

1. Whisk together the water, teriyaki, lime juice, garlic, tequila, liquid smoke, salt and ginger.

2. Coat the chicken in the mixture, and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

3. Preheat the boiler. Grill the marinated chicken breasts for 3 to 5 minutes per side, until cooked through. Discard the marinade.

4. Brush the grilled chicken with the chilled dressing, sprinkle with the cheese and broil until the cheese has melted.

Serve the chicken over a bed of crumbled chips.

To prepare the dressing:

1. Whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, salsa, milk, Cajun spice, parsley, Tabasco, dill weed, and cumin.

2. Cover, and refrigerate until needed.

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