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Delectable Marinated Chicken Recipe
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Delectable Marinated Chicken
Teriyaki sauce is the key to this delectable marinade for grilled chicken thighs. See more
  • READY IN 50 mins

Delectable Marinated Chicken

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"I have experimented with so many marinades for chicken using my neighbors as guinea pigs and this one has been branded by all as simply delectable, thus the title."

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Original recipe makes 8 thighs Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    50 mins


  1. Mix together Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, liquid smoke, and molasses in a resealable plastic bag until the molasses has dissolved. Add sesame seeds, brown sugar, paprika, garlic salt, garlic pepper, minced garlic, and canola oil; mix well. Coat chicken thighs with the marinade, seal, and marinate for 4 hours in the refrigerator, redistributing the chicken in the marinade occasionally.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade and shake off excess. Grill on preheated grill until the chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees F (75 degrees C), and is firm and opaque, about 12 minutes per side. Discard any remaining marinade.
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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 06, 2010

Oh my goodness! This stuff is great. I made mostly as written...never buy garlic salt or garlic pepper, so just added salt/pepper and more garlic (probably at least twice the called for amount). Only marinated the 4 hours and did on the grill. My 13 year old son just devoured it! Will make again and hopefully marinade even longer next time. Served with grilled pineapple and rice

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 16, 2008

Too pungent and salty. Thanks you.

May 04, 2009

The name says it all! I used 4 large boneless chicken breasts that I pounded down thin and cut in half. I used olive oil instead of canola and let this marinate all day. It had a hint of sweetness along with a hint of smokiness, a very nice combination of flavors. I served this with rice and a garden salad but would love to try Wilemon's bacon ranch pasta salad with this one!

Feb 22, 2011

Husband called this the best chicken I've ever made. I have to agree. Do not skip the liquid smoke as that is the "secret ingredient" in my opinion. I also did not have garlic salt or garlic pepper, so I used 1/2 t garlic powder, 1/4 t salt, and 1/4 t pepper. Marinated overnight. Will make again and again and again.

Jun 06, 2007

I loved the recipe before marinatng a cut the chix into bite size pieces and but the on skewers and grilled them they were a nice twist.

Jul 02, 2012

Chicken does not get any better ths this. For those who rated less than 4 1/2 stars and stated they did not follow the recipe, why bother rating something YOU did not do right? Too pungent or salty, really?

May 19, 2008

This was good. My grill isn't working so I had to bake it and that worked fine. I do wish I had marinated it longer than the 4 hours to really let the flavors soak in. I could not taste the liquid smoke at all, so I guess I'm less sensitive to it than some! Made as written and will marinate it longer next time!

Aug 20, 2007

I had to slightly modify this recipe due to lack of certain ingredients. I cut out the liquid smoke, sesame seeds, molasses, and garlic pepper and it still turned out to be a fantastic teriyaki marinade. I also added a dash of cayenne pepper. All I had on hand was chicken breast tenderloins, so they only required about 8 min grilling time on each side. I will be making this again and again!


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  • Calories
  • 510 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 142 mg
  • 47%
  • Fat
  • 32.6 g
  • 50%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 40.3 g
  • 81%
  • Sodium
  • 1084 mg
  • 43%

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

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