If you're a member of the Taco Tuesday fan club get ready to be excited because National Taco Day is Sunday, October 4th. Celebrate the traditional Mexican dish by serving up a homemade meal, Sauza
Tequila Lime & Chicken Tacos paired with Sauza Pineapple Chipotle-Margaritas.
Sauza Tequila Lime & Chicken Tacos:
Sauza Pineapple Chipotle Margarita. (Courtesy Photo)
• 4 boneless chicken breast halves
• 1/2 cup Sauza Gold Tequila
• 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
• 2 tbs
. orange zest
• Salt to taste
• Pepper to taste
• 2 fresh lime wedges
• 4-6 warm corn tortillas
• 1 avocado cut into slices
1. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper on all sides.
2. Combine the chicken, tequila, lime juice, and orange zest in a small shallow dish.
3. Next, cover and marinate at least 30 minutes and up to two hours, turning occasionally.
4. Prepare barbecue (on medium to high heat) or preheat broiler.
5. Drain chicken and reserve the marinade.
6. Grill or broil the chicken until just cooked through, occasionally basting chicken with some reserved marinade. Do this about four minutes per side.
7. Boil the remaining marinade in small saucepan for one minute.
8. Cut each chicken breast crosswise into thin slices.
9. Arrange the slices on a platter.
10. Garnish with lime wedges and serve chicken with tortillas, lime, avocado, and passing marinade separately as sauce.
Sauza Pineapple Chipotle Margarita:
• 8 parts Sauza Blue Signature Silver 100% Agave Tequila
• 8 parts frozen limeade
• 16 parts pineapple juice
• 8-10 dashes Tabasco Chipotle Hot Sauce
• 9 chili peppers for garnish (optional)
• Chili salt for rimming (optional)
1. In a pitcher filled with ice, combine Sauza Signature Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila, limeade, pineapple juice and Tabasco Chipotle Hot Sauce.
2. Stir gently.
3. Pour into glasses rimmed with chili salt and garnish with a red pepper (optional).
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com