This super easy and wonderfully flavorful marinade for grilled chicken will become your go-to grilling recipe! Featuring ingredients you’ve already got in your pantry, dinner will be marinating in no time, and ready to grill when you are! Kid-tested and 100% approved!
It’s an awesome (and totally simple!!) marinade recipe for the most phenomenal grilled chicken! We eat chicken this way all summer long. It’s seriously yummy!
chicken (see note)
3 tablespoons olive oil
2½ tablespoons lemon juice
¾ teaspoon cumin
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
½ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
lemon slices for garnish, if desired
- Step 1
Pierce chicken several times with a fork, and place in a gallon zipper bag. In a medium bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, garlic, salt, and pepper, and mix well.
- Step 2
Add marinade to zipper bag, coating chicken well. Seal bag, being sure to remove all air. Massage marinade into chicken.
- Step 3
Refrigerate until ready to grill; we recommend 4-8 hours. Grill chicken.
- Step 4
Serve as desired (with sliced lemon for garnish, alongside vegetables, on top of a salad, in a sandwich or wrap, etc.).