You'll never be bored by grilled chicken again after trying these three flavorful marinades.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To Make the Lemon-Thyme Marinade: In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup snipped parsley; 1/4 cup lemon juice; 1/4 cup olive oil; 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed; 2 teaspoons snipped fresh marjoram or 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed; 2 cloves garlic, minced; 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper; and 1/8 teaspoon salt.

  • To Make the Rosemary-Onion Marinade: In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup chopped onion; 1/4 cup olive oil; 1/4 cup white wine vinegar; 1 tablespoon snipped fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed; 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper; and 1/8 teaspoon salt.

  • To Make the Chili-Citrus Marinade: In a small bowl, combine 1/3 cup orange juice; 1/4 cup lemon juice; 1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro or parsley; 2 teaspoons snipped fresh mint or 1/2 teaspoon dried mint, crushed; 2 teaspoons chili powder; 3 cloves garlic, minced; and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

  • Place chicken in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Pour marinade of your choice into bag with chicken; seal bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or up to 4 hours, turning bag occasionally. Drain chicken, reserving marinade.

  • Place chicken on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill for 15 to 18 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once and brushing with reserved marinade once halfway through grilling. Discard leftover marinade.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving
188 calories; protein 26g; carbohydrates 1g; fat 8g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 66mg; sodium 95mg.

3 1/2 lean protein, 1 1/5 fat