Margarita Chicken Recipe

Grilled Margarita Chicken Sliders with Mango Salsa

Sweet, savory and a little spicy. These mini chicken sandwiches hit all the right flavors for summer grilling.

10 min. prep time
8 servings
151 Rating



4 (4- to 5-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 cup non-alcoholic Margarita mix
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves


1 medium (1 cup) mango, peeled, chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon orange marmalade
1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeño peppers
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American, cut into quarters
8 slider buns, sliced


Cut each chicken breast in half; place into large resealable plastic food bag. Flatten each to about 1/2-inch thickness; add Margarita mix and cilantro to bag. Tightly seal bag. Turn bag several times to coat chicken well. Place into 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate, turning occasionally, refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

Combine all salsa ingredients in bowl until well mixed. Refrigerate until serving time.

Heat gas grill on medium-high or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

Remove chicken from bag; discard Margarita mixture.

Sprinkle chicken with salt; place onto grill. Grill, turning once, 10-12 minutes or until internal temperature reaches at least 165°F and chicken is no longer pink in center. Top each chicken piece with 2 quarters cheese during last minute of cooking.

Place chicken pieces onto bottom half of buns. Top each with salsa mixture and top half of bun.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 220

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 450mg

Carbohydrates: 26g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 13g

Recipe #15865©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I made this recipe for my family recently and it was a huge hit! The salsa is the perfect blend of sweet and spicy. I used 1 teaspoon of jalapeños and it gave the sliders just the right amount of kick! I also toasted the buns on the grill- highly recommend.

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