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Tender Marinated Chicken Breasts Recipe
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Tender Marinated Chicken Breasts Recipe

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I've tried other marinades for chicken, but this one is the best. It makes the meat so tender, and the flavor is great. -Nonie Covey Omaha, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups lemon-lime soda
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 234 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 517mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0.550g fiber), 40g protein Diabetic Exchanges:5 lean meat, 1 fat

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the soda, soy sauce, oil, garlic powder and horseradish; add chicken. Seal the bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Marinated Chicken Breasts in Taste of Home June/July 2004, p41

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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voisincook
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2011

"The soy sauce taste was just too strong for us."

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kath518
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2011

"This marinade made the chicken moist and tender. Who would have thought to use lemon-lime soda in a marinade? Delicious!"

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KUCZKOWSKI
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2011

"VERY VERY GOOD! UNBELIEVABLY MOIST AND TENDER AM MAKING AGAIN FOR 4TH OF JULY PARTY :)"

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regansma
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2011

"Love this one and always come back to it."

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