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Perfect Marinated Chicken Breasts Recipe
  • READY IN 8+ hrs

Perfect Marinated Chicken Breasts

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"This chicken will tingle your taste buds!! You will want to eat it every night! Hope you love it."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    8 hrs 20 mins

Directions

  1. Whisk lemon-lime soda, olive oil, soy sauce, and garlic powder in a bowl and pour into a resealable plastic bag. Add chicken breasts, coat with the marinade, squeeze out excess air, and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade and discard used marinade. Cook chicken breasts on preheated grill until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, 7 to 8 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 13, 2012

This was spot on!!! It produced the juciest grilled chicken I've made in a very long time!!!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 14, 2012

I tried this recipe today: the chicken came out very moist but not enough flavor and very salty,if I was to make it again I will add other spices and less soy sauce.

 

12 Ratings

May 17, 2013

Great Chicken Marinade!!! I only had to marinade the chicken for two hours and grilled it for 10 minutes

 
Oct 10, 2013

THIS IS SPECTACULAR!!!!! I have tried this recipe several times, I haven't used it in a while and was so excited to find it again! Its a simple marinade that is extremely flavorful, and it goes so well with pork tenderloin! The only thing I do differently is add a tbsp spicy mustard for that extra zing. My thanks to the chef!

 
Feb 11, 2014

great great great, add as the other people said, some mustard (about a tablespoon)and great in the grill,not for the frying pan.

 
Oct 07, 2014

I used ginger ale instead of lemon lime soda since that's what I had. Also I baked it at 400F for about 45 min. It came out moist and delicious!!

 
Aug 18, 2014

Great recipe!

 
Jul 02, 2014

We loved this recipe. Because of my husband's coronary artery disease and our high blood pressure, we cook lower sodium meals. So, I used low lower sodium soy sauce and I minced a jumbo clove of garlic. I also used my George Foreman grill instead of firing up the outside grill. This was delicious! Hubby says the recipe is a keeper and I agree.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 488 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.7 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Fat
  • 31.6 g
  • 49%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 37.4 g
  • 75%
  • Sodium
  • 1899 mg
  • 76%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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