Easy Grilled Chicken Marinade

Easy Grilled Chicken Marinade

Ready in 4 hours
25 review(s) averaging 4.6. 79% would make again

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My family has enjoyed this grilled chicken marinade for more than two decades, which I think originally came from the Star Ledger of Newark NJ.

The recipe is simple -- dare I say foolproof? -- and delicious... And the smell coming off the grill has always been a sure sign of summertime. I like to pair this with fresh green beans, corn on the cob or couscous.

"My family also enjoyed this, I did have to translate what non-reactive meant as English is not my first language. I should have listened to my 11 year old. Plastic! She says. But she cleaned her dish off as did we all."


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3 whole Eggs; whisked
2 tablespoons White vinegar
3 tablespoons Fresh parsley; chopped finely
2 teaspoons Salt
1 teaspoon Freshly ground pepper
3 tablespoons Vegetable oil
1 whole Yellow or white onion; finely diced
4 whole Chicken breasts; or chicken skin-on

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Prepare marinade:

In a non-reactive bowl, whisk egg and add in all other ingredients.

Add chicken. Marinade in a ziploc bag for at least 4 hours; ideally 1-2 days. Turn occasionally.

Prepare medium-hot grill. Let it warm up at least 15 minutes. Place chicken on the grill. After 3 minutes, pick it up and give it a quarter turn. Sear another 3 minutes. Flip over. After 3 more minutes, give it another quarter-turn. Grill until internal temperature reads 160 degrees F, about 10 minutes total depending upon thickness.


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i would kill for it
OwenGrad 1 month ago

Omg wow! I didn't have fresh parsley or an onion so I used dried parsley and onion powder. It's still excellent. I cannot wait to try with the fresh ingredients!
littlebetty24 7 months ago

vanzdeez 8 months ago

My kids loved this, said the chicken was juicy and flavorful....I used drumsticks instead of breasts
RachelHenny 1 year ago

This was very easy. I marinated the chicken for two days, then grilled it. All of the chicken was juicy, tender and flavorful. Thank you for the recipe!
runswithfork 1 year ago

This is easy to prepare and tastes great off the grill. Very flaorful and great presentation.
rotuck 1 year ago

julianimosity 2 years ago

number1nama580 2 years ago

Too salty for me. I basted with marinade while cooking, that could be the reason. Thanks for sharing.
gstrun 3 years ago

8 hour marinade. Very moist, very good.
itzrobin 3 years ago

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