Show Subscription Form




Smoky Garlic and Spice Chicken Recipe
Smoky Garlic and Spice Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Smoky Garlic and Spice Chicken Recipe

Publisher Photo
A soy sauce-based marinade gives this moist, crispy chicken rich flavor. To make chicken satay, I vary the ingredients a bit and marinate the meat longer.—Tina Repak Mirilovich, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 1 hr. + standing
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 1 hr. + standing
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), split in half lengthwise

Nutritional Facts

7 ounces cooked chicken equals 396 calories, 23 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 131 mg cholesterol, 359 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 42 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine first eight ingredients. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on the grill rack to coat lightly. Prepare grill for indirect heat, using a drip pan.
  3. Place chicken cut side down over drip pan and grill, covered, over indirect medium heat 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until a thermometer reads 170-175°, turning occasionally. Let stand 10 minutes before carving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Smoky Garlic and Spice Chicken in Taste of Home August/September 2011, p82

Nutritional Facts

7 ounces cooked chicken equals 396 calories, 23 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 131 mg cholesterol, 359 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 42 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

Reviews for Smoky Garlic and Spice Chicken

AVERAGE RATING
   (8)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (4)
4 Star
 (3)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (1)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2014

EXCELLENT in my opinion. My younger son is very critical of food that is not one of my own recipes but after he ate this chicken he said that it was GREAT!!!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

This is a great marinade for just about any poultry. The cumin really makes the taste pop. We used Cornish game hens instead of chicken. They didn't come out very crispy, but DH thinks it may have been his fault, not the marinade's. Will definitely make again.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2012

This marinade is really good on grilled cornish game hens.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2012

I just was looking through my taste of home magazines for this recipe. I have made this several times we really enjoy this recipe.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2011

Talk about flavor!!! I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts.

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT