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Old 04-17-2008, 05:03 AM   #1
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Question ISO chicken marinade

Any suggestions for a good marinaid for chicken?


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Old 04-17-2008, 06:53 AM   #2
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Hi, Whole Milk. This recipe is for kebabs, but I've used the marinade on chicken legs and thighs, too, so you don't have to make kebabs if you just want chicken. Enjoy

Grilled Lemon Chicken Kebabs

2 large garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 medium red, yellow or green bell peppers, or a combination, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 medium onion, peeled, cut into wedges, and separated into pieces

In a shallow glass or ceramic bowl, combine garlic, oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, vinegar and Worcestershire. Add chicken and vegetables, stirring to coat. Cover and refrigerate one hour, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, soak 6 bamboo skewers in water for 20 minutes. Alternately thread peppers, onion and chicken pieces onto skewers. Broil or grill kebabs, brushing well with remaining marinade, 5 minutes on each side.

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Old 04-17-2008, 07:06 AM   #3
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I think soy sauce really gives alot to a marinade.
If I am just making BBQ chicken with BBQ sauce, I still marinate it...
I just mix Italian salad dressing and soy sauce. Can't tell you measurements, I just pour.
Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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Old 04-17-2008, 07:55 AM   #4
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Start with a little olive oil, add some salt, pepper, garlic, parsley, basil. Then zest a lime and add that, along with the lime juice. Marinate chicke breast fillets for a few hours then cook on a hot grill.

And like suziq, I don't measure, so good luck
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Old 04-17-2008, 11:33 AM   #5
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Yes Suzzi, Italian dressing, indeed does an amasing job for grilled chicken.
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Old 04-17-2008, 02:56 PM   #6
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Here's one:

/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup peanut oil
1/4 cup oyster sauce
2 Tbs brown sugar
2 tsp white pepper
2 tsp minced garlic
2 tsp minced onion
1 tsp crushed chili peppers
1 tsp minced ginger
1 tsp salt

Here's two:

1/2 cup hoisin sauce
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 Tbs tomato paste
2 Tbs firmly packed brown sugar
1 Tbs Chili Garlic sauce
1 Tbs grated ginger
1 tsp five-spice powder

Here's three:

1 lemon, juice and zest
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbs fresh rosemary, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Here's four (this is extremely spicy):

1 onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped scallion
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 Scotch Bonnet, finely chopped
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 tablespoon cider or white vinegar

and here's five:

1 tsp Turbinado Sugar
1 tsp Chinese chili sauce
2 Tbs dry Sherry, white wine, or rice wine
2 Tbs Hoisin sauce
2 Tbs soy sauce
1/4 cup chicken stock

I have more, if you need more.

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