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Linda's Best Marinated Chicken Recipe

Linda's Best Marinated Chicken Recipe

I have been using this grilled chicken since I was 12 years old. That's 40-plus years! It is so moist and delicious, it will melt in your mouth. —Linda Pace, Lees Summit, MO
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 40 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up

Directions

  • 1. Place the first eight ingredients in a blender; cover and process until blended. Pour 2 cups marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • 2. Drain chicken, discarding marinade in bag. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat 40-45 minutes or until juices run clear, turning occasionally and basting with reserved marinade during the last 15 minutes. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

7 ounces cooked chicken equals 533 calories, 38 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 131 mg cholesterol, 299 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 42 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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