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Marinade for Chicken Recipe
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Marinade for Chicken
This versatile marinade is great for grilling chicken, and is simple to make. See more
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Marinade for Chicken

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"A delicious barbecue sauce for chicken on the grill. My father has used this since I can remember, and he always receives the compliments at mealtime."

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Original recipe makes 4 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together oil, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, wine vinegar, and lemon juice. Stir in mustard powder, salt, pepper, and parsley. Use to marinate chicken before cooking as desired. The longer you marinate, the more flavor it will have.
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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
May 31, 2006

Fantastic!! I made this a few times already. The first time I only let the chicken marinade for a few hours. The next two times I prepared it in the morning and let it marinade all day. Soooo moist and tender. It was good both ways but the longer you can marinade your chicken the better. I did scale the recipe back a bit since it makes quite alot.This is my new standard way of doing chicken on the grill. Thanks so much for sharing!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 13, 2009

Ummmm, NO....Sorry, did this exactly as shown on the recipe. I make marinades all the time. This was way too salty and way too much Worst sauce. Sure citrus is going to make the meat tender and juicy, but I didnt like it at all. Red wine vinegar??? Apple cider vinegar would have been better. Im surprised at the great reviews. Made this for the first time and took to friends house, they were polite but we all had the same reaction. Sorry.

Sep 26, 2004

My family loved this marinade on boneless chicken breast. I used 6 large peices and cut the recipe in half using the conversion chart. I used olive oil instead of vegetable oil and only had half the amount of soy sauce so I used 1/2 soy and 1/2 teriaki sauce and just a dash of salt. I also baked mine in the oven on 375 for 40 minutes instead of dragging out the grill:o) Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

May 16, 2007

I have to put my two cents in on this marinade. Oh my gosh, I love it!!! I have used it on chicken, pork and beef. It not only tenderizes, but gives great flavor. A nice change from barbeque sauce. The recipe does make a large amount, but I now keep it in a bottle in the fridge to have on hand for whenever I want to marinate something. I was a bit skeptical, but after trying it, I'm sold. My husband loves it (as do I). Thanks Jill, for this fabulous recipe. I wish I could give it more stars!

Mar 31, 2009

I scaled this down to 12 servings for three boneless chicken breasts. I used olive oil vs. vegetable oil. I always use low sodium soy sauce and I didn't have fresh parsley so I used dried. I made this in the morning and let it marinate all day. The chicken was very tender and full of flavor. This would be great for kabobs!

Jan 28, 2004

I recently made this with boneless, skinless chicken breasts and was very pleased at the result. It makes A LOT so I refrigerated the leftover marinade to use another time soon. Due to the soy sauce, there's no way this recipe needs the salt. I left out the parsley simply because I didn't have any. I'll make this again.

Jan 25, 2004

We used this for steak and it was AWESOME! We tried one batch exactly as the recipe stated and for the second batch, we added 1/2 bottle of Italian dressing and 1 Tbsp. liquid smoke. The steaks were delicious and very tender. This recipe is a keeper at our house! Thanks!

Jan 25, 2004

This is the best chicken marinade ever, even my very picky daughter said "don't loose this one mom". I did not add the salt either as some reviewers suggested. The soy sauce made it salty enough.


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