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The Best Chicken Marinade Recipe makes chicken extra juicy and flavorful. This savory marinade makes grilled chicken mouthwatering! This Grilled Chicken Marinade Recipe is made with extra virgin olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, and pepper. The perfect chicken marinade recipe! www.modernhoney.com

The Best Chicken Marinade Recipe

The best chicken marinade for juicy flavorful grilled chicken.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Grilled Chicken
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 224 kcal
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. Chicken Breasts Tenders, or Thighs
  • 1/3 - 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil depending on preference
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 3 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced or 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper

  • Garnish:
  • Fresh Parsley

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, stir together oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  2. Pierce chicken breasts with a fork all over. Place in a large Ziploc bag. Pour marinade over chicken.
  3. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes. 4 - 5 hours is ideal.
  4. Preheat grill to medium heat. Brush grill with oil to prevent sticking.
  5. Place chicken on the grill. Cook for approximately 5 - 6 minutes per side, depending on the thickness of chicken. The internal temperature of the chicken should reach 165 degrees.
  6. Remove chicken from grill and let rest for 5 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
The Best Chicken Marinade Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 96mg32%
Sodium 1291mg56%
Potassium 633mg18%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Vitamin C 5.5mg7%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.