Grapefruit and Pineapple Margarita with Pineapple Chicken Tacos

by James Stevenson

I love doing food pairings on my website as I love to cook and hopefully these pairings may help you create a fun memory next time you entertain. Today, I am sharing a simple pairing of chicken tacos and a pineapple grapefruit Margarita. The chicken tacos have a pineapple salsa that compliments the pineapple in the Margarita. I love using pineapple because it sweetens and gives a tropical flair to cocktails and dishes; I may be in love with pineapple! Cheers to the food and drink pairings! I hope you like them! Go Seahawks!

Recipe: Grapefruit and Pineapple Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 ounces of tequila
  • 2 ounces of grapefruit juice
  • 3 ounces of pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon of agave
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • ½ cup of ice

Garnish: Pineapple wedges and grapefruit slices

Instructions:

  1. In a large glass combine tequila, grapefruit juice, pineapple juice, lime juice and agave
  2. Salt the rim of the serving glass
  3. Fill serving glass with ice
  4. Pour tequila mixture into serving glass wit
  5. Garnish with pineapple wedges and grapefruit slices

Recipe: Pineapple Chicken Tacos

Ingredients:

  • 1 cooked chicken breast seasoned with salt, pepper, chili powder, and cumin
  • ½ cup pineapple salsa (made with salt, pepper, cilantro, onion, pineapple, pineapple juice, and ½ lime juiced and ½ of red pepper)
  • 4 corn tortillas

Garnish: Cilantro and lime wedges

Instructions:

  1. Shred cooked chicken breast
  2. Make pineapple salsa by combing equal parts of chopped cilantro, onion, pineapple, and red pepper.
  3. Add ½ ounce of pineapple juice and ½ of a lime juiced.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste
  5. Heat corn tortillas
  6. Put chicken and salsa onto the heated tortilla
  7. Garnish with lime and cilantro

Serves: 2

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