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Great Chicken Marinade

Great Chicken Marinade

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ANGELA MCMANUS

I got this from a friend of mine when she made it at one of her picnics. It's so easy and delicious! I recently made it at our cook-out and everyone asked me how I made it.

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Directions

  1. Place the chicken breasts between sheets of waxed paper and pound until thin. Remove breasts and place into a large resealable plastic bag.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, and Italian-style seasoning. Pour mixture into the plastic bag containing the chicken.
  3. Seal the plastic bag and shake gently to ensure that all the chicken is in contact with the marinade. Refrigerate marinated chicken pieces overnight or up to two days.
  4. When ready to cook, preheat grill and lightly oil grate. Place chicken breasts on the grill and cook for about 5 to 7 minutes per side.
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MommyFromSeattle
35
3/28/2007

I've been using this same recipe for years and very happy to see it here. This tenderizes chicken beautifully and gives a lot of flavor. I hate bland chicken, but i also add a few teaspoons of minced garlic for an extra kick and aroma. I also marinate overnight, which intesifies the flavor and serve with corn on the cob and ceasar salad. People always ask for the marinade recipe!

MOELASSES
29
1/25/2004

This turned out pretty well. One thing that confused me was the size of the dressing packets - the recipe says a 4.7 oz. package - that is a LOT of dressing mix. The box I found was 4 packets at .7oz each. I just used one of those and can't imagine using 4.7oz of dressing mix, it would be salty! I'm guessing it's a typo unless someone else cares to weigh in.

Christy
27
1/25/2004

I marinated my chicken for two days in this and then grilled it and it was great. I would definetly fix this again.