Chicken Marinade Recipes & Essential Grocery List

Chicken Marinade Recipes & Essential Grocery List

When it comes to chicken marinade, there are countless options to mix it up and max out the flavor. Take some inspirationm from our easy, yet amazing chicken marinade recipes for baked or grilled chicken breasts, bbq, steak, chicken wings... you name it! Whether you like it spicy, savory, or sweet, below you can find some simple marinade recipes to have fun with and enjoy.

Simply Sweet & Salty

Place in a sealable bag with your meat of choice and put in the fridge for four hours maximum. Pat down before cooking to prevent smoking while cooking.

  • Fits well on steak, shrimp, and chicken.
  • 1/2 cup salt-reduced soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated

Fajita Madness

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil 
  • 2 tbsp tequila  
  • 2 tbsp kosher salt 
  • 2 tbsp cumin 
  • 2 tbsp Mexican oregano 
  • 1 tbsp black pepper 
  • 1 tsp chili powder or cayenne 
  • A generous amount of chopped garlic. (recommended: 4-6 cloves)

All The Flavors: Savory, Sweet, Herby & Spicy 

This does 4-6 breasts for a 24 hour marinate. Good for chicken on salads.

  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon red chilli flakes

Easy Creamy Marinade

Use Greek Yoghurt as the base and then mix it up with some of these options:

  • Salt and pepper. That's it!

Marinate for one hour minimum and then bake. Serve with lemon squeezed on top. Add ginger or garlice to the marinade.

Chicken Marinade Essential Grocery List

Keep your kitchen stocked with these chicken marinade ingredients useful for many recipes

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Olive Oil
  • Soy Sauce
  • Lime Juice
  • Honey
  • Cumin
  • Oregano
  • Chili Powder
  • Cayenne
  • Red Chili Flakes
  • Sugar
  • Rosemary
  • Greek Yoghurt
  • Tequila