Barbeque Chicken

Barbeque Chicken


"This recipe was passed down to me from my Italian grandmother."


1 h 40 m servings 584 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 584 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 43.4 g
  • 67%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 42.6 g
  • 85%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 170 mg
  • 57%
  • Sodium:
  • 160 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large glass bowl mix lemon juice, vegetable oil, vinegar, oregano, and garlic powder. Place chicken pieces in the bowl, and season with salt and pepper. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 1 hour.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil grate.
  3. On the prepared grill, cook chicken until no longer pink and juices run clear. Periodically brush chicken with the remaining marinade mixture while cooking. Discard any leftover marinade.
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  1. 56 Ratings


DO NOT EVER REUSE A POULTRY MARINADE!!! It is extremely dangerous to reuse the marinade while cooking the chicken, it could contain salmonella and other bacteria.

This chicken had incredible flavor, it was very intense. If you don't care for the taste of lemon then I would not advise it. I used with boneless skinless chicken breats. I added the marinad...

I tried this recipe on 8/22/2002 - It was great! The marinade added the right amount of zip. I also used this recipe in the oven instead of on the outdoor grill. The chicken was moist, tender...

This a wonderful recipe! The vinegar adds a great kick!

This was so much better than the traditional Italian dressing marinade. Even my fiance liked it, and I have to say he is the pickiest eater I have ever met. He didn't have a scrap left on his ...

Very flavorful and tender. I did cut the lemon juice back to half a cup based on previous reviews. I'll cut the vinegar back a bit next time I make this because the chicken was maybe just a litt...

Wonderful! I have the feeling using fresh lemon juice is key...I bought lemons strictly for this recipe, although I had bottled lemon juice. It was perfect, and the marinade smelled great! Serve...

This tasted GREAT!! Everyone loved it! Did something different, and made two different styles of barbequed chicken, they both got 5 stars!!!!

Too much lemon and vinegar taste for us.