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Grilled Picnic Chicken Recipe

Grilled Picnic Chicken Recipe

This tasty chicken marinates overnight. The next day, I just pop it on the grill for dinner in no time. —Cindy DeRoos, Iroquois, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 40 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds each), quartered or cut up


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Remove 1 cup for basting; cover and refrigerate. Pour remaining marinade into a gallon-size resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight, turning once or twice.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium heat for 30 minutes, turning once. Baste with the reserved marinade. Grill 10-20 minutes longer or until the juices run clear, turning and basting several times. Yield: 12 servings.

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