Italian Beer Marinated Chicken


Simply marinate skinless, boneless chicken breasts in Italian-style salad dressing for a few hours. Cook fully; when done, place in a skillet or slow cooker and pour beer on top. Refrigerate overnight and heat the next day at a low temperature. This chicken is very tasty, moist and delicious and can be prepared in advance, so you can enjoy your party!

Grilled chicken on plate with green beans
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 day 3 hrs
Total Time:
1 day 3 hrs 15 mins
4 to 6 servings


  • 3 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 cup Italian-style salad dressing

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can beer


  1. Place chicken in a nonporous glass dish or bowl. Pour dressing over chicken and turn to coat. Cover dish and refrigerate to marinate for 3 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to Grill/Broil. Remove chicken from marinade and grill for about 4 minutes each side to brown.

  3. Place chicken in a deep dish and pour beer over the top. Cover and refrigerate overnight (8 hours).

  4. Use preferred method to cook chicken on low heat.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

467 Calories
17g Fat
7g Carbs
64g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 467
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 158mg 53%
Sodium 957mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 64g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 737mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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