Herbed Barbecued Chicken Recipe
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Herbed Barbecued Chicken Recipe

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Garlic, rosemary, sage and thyme help season the marinade for this moist, tender chicken. A friend gave me the recipe years ago and my family never tires of it. —Dawn Sowders of Harrison, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 159 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace fiber), 23g protein Diabetic Exchanges:3 lean meat, 1/2 fat


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first 10 ingredients; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Barbecued Chicken in Light & Tasty August/September 2006, p17

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Jun. 10, 2015

"Nice, marinade was easy and they grilled to perfection."

Reviewed Nov. 3, 2014

"Simple and elegant!"

Reviewed Jun. 30, 2014

"This marinade is delicious. The seasoning gives the chicken a little crunch."

Reviewed May. 19, 2011

"Very yummy marinade. Ended up pan frying my chicken in the marinade as it was to windy to bbq, but can't wait to try it again. Next time though i think i'll halve the rosemary."

Reviewed Apr. 20, 2010

"This makes the most fantastic grilled chicken ever!"

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