The absolute BEST Chicken Marinade that will make your chicken extremely moist, tender, and super flavorful!
1/3cupExtra Virgin Olive Oil
1tspground black pepper
2 ½poundsskinlessboneless chicken breasts
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.
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.
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.