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Smoky Chicken Marinade

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Great for chicken. I was going to grill it, but we ran out of propane so I made it in a frying pan. It's goooooooooood. Marinate chicken at least 26 hours before cooking."
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5 m servings 38
Original recipe yields 10 servings (1 1/4 cups)


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  1. Stir the vinegar, brown sugar, liquid smoke, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until the sugar is dissolved.


  • Editor's Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 38 calories; 1.4 5.7 0 0 3 Full nutrition

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not a huge hit, but we'd eat it again :)

Def. had an apple cider taste along with the Smoky flavor. Didn't keep chicken as moist as I would have liked. If these were the only ingredients I had on hand I would do this again but way way ...

I thought it had a really odd flavor, husband thought it was smoky and tangy.

Simple recipe--carries a good smoky flavor impact; the longer you marinade chicken, the better. A slight step up with the brown sugar should ease any vinegar twang. With this recipe, chicken t...

Smoky Chicken Marinade Haiku: "Too much vinegar. And the chicken dried out too. But it was easy." Not hard to throw this marinade together w/ what was easily on hand in the pantry, but the end r...