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Tender Marinated Chicken Breasts Recipe

Tender Marinated Chicken Breasts Recipe

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. YIELD: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)

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.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with diet soda and reduced-sodium soy sauce) equals 234 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 517 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 40 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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