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The Sriracha Chicken Marinade

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"I whipped this up one night for an overnight chicken leg quarter marinade. It changed my life."
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5 m servings 54
Original recipe yields 8 servings (3 1/4 cups)


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  1. Mix sriracha sauce, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, and hot sauce together in a large bowl or bottle.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • This fits and mixes very well in a standard 28-ounce sriracha bottle.
  • I typically brine chicken things or leg quarters for 1 to 2 hours, then marinate it in this sauce for 2 hours. After that, it's off to the grill, low and slow until it's nice and crispy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 54 calories; 0 10.6 0 0 2233 Full nutrition

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I wanted to give this a test run before using 1 3/4 cups of Sriracha so I scaled the recipe down. I didn't realize until just now that the ratio of Sriracha to vinegar changes a great deal when...

The Sriracha Chicken Marinade Haiku: "I love sriracha. And I love it on bock-bock. But this was ho-hum." I liked the ease of this recipe and having the ingredients available. I guess knowing how...