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Grilled chicken that has been marinated in Pretty Chicken Marinade on a blue plate with mashed potatoes and salad.
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5 from 1 vote

Pretty Chicken Marinade

In addition to the amazing flavor, Pretty Chicken Marinade imparts a beautiful, rich golden hue to the chicken as it grills.
Prep Time4 hrs
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time4 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Dish, Marinade
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 434kcal


  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce optional
  • 2 to 3 pounds assorted chicken pieces


  • Place all marinade ingredients in a small mixing bowl and whisk until well combined. Place chicken into one or two gallon sized plastic storage bags and add the marinade. Seal bag(s) and turn around a few times to distribute marinade. Place bag(s) in refrigerator for at least an hour or up to four hours.
  • Grill chicken till no longer pink in center and juices run clear. Serve.
  • Adapted from Allrecipes


Calories: 434kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 865mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 162IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 2mg