Sweet and tangy, the very BEST Chicken Marinade makes the very BEST grilled chicken, oven roasted chicken or pan seared chicken around. The most versatile marinade in your kitchen arsenal.
Keyword: chicken marinade
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cupsoy sauce
1/4 cup brown sugar
1lemon, juice and zest
1 tbspsmoked paprika
1 tbspblack pepper
6boneless, skinless chicken breast (or 4 bone in thighs and 4 bone in chicken legs)
In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, lemon zest, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper until combined.
Place the chicken in a large zip top bag and place the bag in a large bowl to prevent leaking. Pour the marinade over the chicken and seal the bag pressing out as much air as possible.
Transfer the chicken to the refrigerator and marinade for 1-24 hours.
Remove the chicken from the bag. Cook, as desired.To Grill:Grill the chicken over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes (for boneless chicken) or 7-8 minutes for bone in chicken. Flip the chicken over and cook for an additional 5-10 minutes or until cooked through and no longer pink in the center.To roast:Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place the chicken on a baking sheet lined with parchment or foil. Roast the chicken for 20 minutes for boneless and 35-40 minutes for bone in chicken or until cooked through and no longer pink in the center.