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The Best Chicken Marinade

The absolute BEST Chicken Marinade that will make your chicken extremely moist, tender, and super flavorful!

Ingredients
  

  • 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 ½ pounds skinless boneless chicken breasts

Instructions
 

  • Add the ingredients to a large zip-lock bag and squeeze to mix the ingredients together.
  • Place chicken pieces in the bag and massage the marinade onto the chicken with your hands squeezing on the outside of the bag.
  • Place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, but preferably for 4 hours.
  • A half an hour before you are going to grill or bake your chicken, remove the bag from the refrigerator and set at room temperature.

Grill

  • Pre-heat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Remove the chicken pieces and shake off excess marinade. Grill for approximately 5-6 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 150°Remove and immediately cover with foil. Let rest for 5 minutes or until the internal temperature rises to 165°F.

Bake

  • Pre-heat oven to 400°F.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes (depending on the thickness of your chicken breastor until internal temperature reaches 150°Remove and immediately cover with foil. Let rest for 5 minutes or until the internal temperature rises to 165°F.

Notes

Recipe provided by Make Your Meals
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