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chicken breasts marinading in easy marinades, 10 different types

10 Easy Chicken Marinades

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Family Food, Mediterranean
Prep Time 5 minutes
Marinating time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 2 Chicken breasts
Calories 139 kcal

Ingredients

For the BBQ Chicken Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp Soft brown sugar
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tbsp Oil Sunflower or vegetable
  • 2 tbsp Wine vinegar Red wine is best, but white is fine

For the Honey and Mustard Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 2 tbsp Runny honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon (french) mustard
  • 1 tbsp Wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil

For the Italian Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Oregano, dried Or Italian mixed herbs
  • 2 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil

For the Tandoori Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 2 tbsp Natural yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp Tandoori spice mix (see recipe notes)
  • 1 tbsp Oil Sunflower or vegetable
  • Juice of HALF a lemon

For the Balsamic Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Italian, dried mixed herbs Or oregano

For the Pesto Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 4 tbsp Pesto
  • 1 tsp Olive oil

For the Sticky Soy Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce Dark is best, light is fine
  • 1 tbsp Runny honey
  • 1 tsp Ginger puree Fresh or from a jar

For the Jerk Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Allspice powder
  • 1 tsp Dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp Soft brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Oil Sunflower or vegetable

For the Piri Piri Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 1 tsp Dried chilli flakes
  • 2 tbsp Smoked sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil Sunflower or vegetable
  • Juice of HALF a lemon

For the Lemon and Herb Marinade (enough for 2 Chicken Breasts):

  • 1 Lemon Zest and juice
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Mixed herbs

Instructions

  1. Simply mix your ingredients together well, add chicken breasts and marinade for an hour before cooking.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
10 Easy Chicken Marinades
Amount Per Serving
Calories 139 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 75mg2%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 28.6mg35%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.