How To Marinate and Grill Chicken

 

I think we all have the same goal when it comes to grilling… Juicy Chicken.    I created this marinade recipe years ago when I was a chef at country clubs, hotels, and restaurants. It’s a hit and always had people questioning what we do to get the chicken so juicy.

Here is the marinade and cooking tips for absolutely amazing chicken off the grill.


Yield: Serves 4-6 People

Prep time: 5 Minutes Prep and 6 hours marinade

Cook time: 10-12 minutes


Ingredients

Measure   Ingredient                                                             Prep Notes      

2 lbs             Chicken, Breast, Boneless Skinless – Natural Chicken

1 Cup           Dressing, Italian, Golden – or White Balsamic Dressing

¼ Cup           Sauce, Sweet Chili                              

2 Tbsp          Rub a Dub Seasoning, 5280 Culinary – Sub Oink for a BBQ Flavor


Marinade Directions

  • CHICKEN MARINADE
    • Mix together in a medium-sized bowl
      • Dressing, Sweet Chili Sauce, and Seasoning
      • Slice the chicken on a bias to get equal-sized pieces
      • Place chicken into a heavy-duty Ziploc bag
      • Add the marinade and squish around to coat chicken
      • Squeeze out the air and seal the Ziploc bag
      • Place in the fridge and allow to marinate for 6 hours
      • Remove from the marinade and place onto a plate to catch drippings

Cooking Notes

  • Preheat your Weber Genesis II E-325 to 550 Degrees
  • Once at 550 Degrees and about 5-7 minutes before grilling turn on Sear Station

Cooking Directions

  • CHICKEN MARINADE
    • Mix together in a medium-sized bowl
      • Dressing, Sweet Chili Sauce, and Seasoning
      • Slice the chicken on a bias to get equal-sized, equal thickness pieces (think medallions)
      • Place chicken into a heavy-duty Ziploc bag
      • Add the marinade and squish around to coat chicken
      • Squeeze out the air and seal the Ziploc bag
      • Place in the fridge and allow to marinate for 6 hours
      • Remove from the marinade and place onto a plate to catch drippings
    • Preheat your Weber Genesis II E-325 to 550 Degrees
    • Once at 550 Degrees and about 5-7 minutes before grilling turn on Sear Station
    • Place the chicken over the sear station area and sear on the first side
      • Insert iGrill 3 Probe into the thickest piece of Chicken
      • Close the lid
      • Sear for about 5-6 Minutes
    • Open the lid and flip the chicken
      • Close the lid
      • Sear for an additional 5-6 minutes
    • Turn off the sear station and finish cooking chicken to an internal temperature of 163 Degrees
    • Remove from the heat and let rest (uncovered), resting will result in carryover cooking, and temp will usually climb another 3-5 degrees
    • Enjoy grilled or with your favorite bbq sauce

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