A marinade guaranteed to make your chicken breasts tender and juicy! This one has a little bit of everything in just the right proportions.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • In a large glass bowl, stir together the vinegar, oil, soy sauce, lime juice, lemon juice, sherry, mustard, and honey. Mix in the garlic, brown sugar, lemon pepper, oregano, rosemary, and salt. Place the chicken in the mixture. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator 8 hours or overnight.

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  • Preheat the grill for high heat.

  • Lightly oil the grill grate. Discard marinade, and place chicken on the grill. Cook 6 to 8 minutes per side, until juices run clear.

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

337 calories; 16.2 g total fat; 67 mg cholesterol; 1774 mg sodium. 20.8 g carbohydrates; 26.7 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2006
Excellent marinade! One of our favorites from this site! Don't be freaked out by the long list of ingredients -- most of them ARE in your pantry! I halved the marinade recipe for 4 medium-sized chicken breasts and used bottled lemon and lime juices. Tender juicy and flavorful chicken. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/25/2010
It was okay. Nothing special or amazing. I might have enjoyed it more if I hadn't already tried the marinade for "Unbelievable Chicken" on this site. I just would never make this again over the "Unbelievable Chicken". The kids liked this recipe but both said they prefer the "unbelievable chicken" a lot more that this one. Read More
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  • 4 star values: 49
  • 3 star values: 15
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2006
Excellent marinade! One of our favorites from this site! Don't be freaked out by the long list of ingredients -- most of them ARE in your pantry! I halved the marinade recipe for 4 medium-sized chicken breasts and used bottled lemon and lime juices. Tender juicy and flavorful chicken. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2006
Excellent marinade! One of our favorites from this site! Don't be freaked out by the long list of ingredients -- most of them ARE in your pantry! I halved the marinade recipe for 4 medium-sized chicken breasts and used bottled lemon and lime juices. Tender juicy and flavorful chicken. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/08/2009
Great marinade! I left this on overnight and the chicken came out very moist. The flavors really came through. Not overly sweet or spicy just right. I pounded the chicken down to 1/2 inch thick. I used olive oil vs. veg. oil. I used low sodium soy sauce and dijon in place of ground mustard. I was a little leary of so much lemon pepper but it was delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/06/2005
A HUGE hit at our cookout!!! I didn't change a thing the meat was so moist and full of flavor yet not over powering. I got so many compliments. It was worth mixing all of the ingredients and what a wonderful aroma! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/13/2006
You've got a winner here Ray! Surprisingly didn't have any brown sugar in the house so I used white and threw in some molasses. Ditched the rosemary used marsala wine as I didn't have the sherry on hand. I cubed the chicken breasts and after marinating I skewered them and cooked them right on top of my stove on my grill pan. Flavors were wonderful and the chicken carmarized beautifully. Served this with grilled yellow and green squash. Family loved this Ray and thanks! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/10/2006
My husband and 4 kids loved this chicken. A good marinade (3hrs ziploc bag) for cheap chicken legs. I used red wine vinegar instead of sherry. We cooked them in the oven for 45min then BBQ them for 20min.Very tender! Thanks for the recipe. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/25/2010
It was okay. Nothing special or amazing. I might have enjoyed it more if I hadn't already tried the marinade for "Unbelievable Chicken" on this site. I just would never make this again over the "Unbelievable Chicken". The kids liked this recipe but both said they prefer the "unbelievable chicken" a lot more that this one. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
03/25/2008
We weren't real crazy about this chicken; we could taste the vinegar and soy sauce fairly strongly. Thanks for sharing your recipe Ray. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2006
PERFECT!! I substituted the distilled vinegar for pure white vinegar (couldn't find distilled)...marinated it over night and EVERYONE at my dinner party LOVED it! I had many requests for the recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/14/2009
Excellent recipe! The whole family - including my little kids loved it! At first I was nervous using a whole list of tart ingredients in the marinade (soy sauce lemon and lime juice vinegar mustard and sherry) but in the end - they came out so moist and delicious. I used olive oil instead of vegetable oil and used only 3 tbsp. of that. I made them into skewers and marinated it for a few hours. TIP I added about 1 tbsp. of corn starch to the marinade. The marinade that was still on the skewers when I grilled it thickened up a bit and helped to retain the extra moisture in the chicken! Read More
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