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Garlic-Brown Sugar Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + marinating Cook: 45 min.


4 servings

My family always asks me to save some of this cooked chicken so that I can make Garlic Chicken Fried Rice for dinner the next night! —Florence Yuriy, Shortdale, Manitoba


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lemon-lime soda
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up


  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Pour half into a second bowl; add chicken. Turn to coat. Cover; refrigerate for 2-4 hours, turning once. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  2. Drain and discard marinade from chicken. Transfer chicken to a large skillet; add reserved marinade. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for until chicken juices run clear, 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

14 ounce-weight: 493 calories, 25g fat (7g saturated fat), 153mg cholesterol, 263mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 49g protein.

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