Margarita Chicken with Spicy Avocado Relish

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  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (3 1/2-pound) chicken, cut into 8 pieces (or 2 pounds pork loin chops, each cut about 3/4-inch thick)

Spicy Avocado Relish


Combine lime juice, orange juice, oil, TABASCO® Sauce, lime peel, chili powder, cumin, salt and garlic in large bowl. Add chicken; turn to coat well. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight, turning occasionally.

Preheat oven to 425ºF.

Bake chicken about 30 minutes, turning once. Cook until thermometer inserted into thickest part of chicken registers 180ºF.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat remaining marinade to a boil. Boil until slightly reduced, about 3 minutes. Serve mixture with chicken.

For relish, toss all ingredients in small bowl to mix well. Spoon on top or to side of chicken.

Makes 4 servings.

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