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Chicken is always a favorite family meal and there are so many quick and easy ways that you can serve it up!
As Chicken is a leaner meat, the challenge is to retain the moisture. The last thing you want is dry chicken. We’ve found a collection of 3 Ingredient Chicken Marinade Recipes you will love!
Chicken recipes are among the most popular with our community. Before we get into how to make your marinades, we thought it would be helpful to share the infographic above. It explains how long to grill your chicken for best results.
The great news about these recipes is that you’ll have many of the ingredients in your pantry. There’ll be no need to spend time dashing off to the shops for a missing ingredient!
Start by selecting your favorite flavors, chop the chicken into pieces then mix up with the marinade in a bowl. All the marinades are based on the same proportion – 1/4 cup of the Fat component, 2 tablespoons of the Acid element and then 1 to 2 teaspoons of the salt component.
Toss all ingredients together well so that all the chicken pieces are coated, then leave to marinate for an hour or so. You can also freeze pieces of chicken and marinade in a small plastic or Ziploc bag.
You’ll find that this works really well and then on a day when you’re a bit pressed for time, you’ve got a stock of ready made meal bases that you can finish off and serve.
As you can see, many of these simple delicious 3 Ingredient Chicken Marinade Recipes include an Oil as a base to carry the flavors. You can use Canola Oil, Peanut Oil or Sesame Oil and each will give you a different result.
Try the Sweet and tangy Asian 3 Ingredient Marinade for a different twist – all you need is Fish Sauce, Coconut Milk, and Pineapple Juice.
Buttermilk is also a perfect base ingredient for Chicken Marinade as it keeps it very moist – try it with Ranch Seasoning for a delicious flavor packed result.
3 Ingredient Chicken Marinade Recipe Video
We have included a Video for the best 3 ingredient Marinade for Grilled Chicken from Pinch Of Yum – it’s a simple recipe using Soy Sauce, Honey, and Water. Lindsay, the Blogger, says it’s amazing. Follow her tips in her one minute video. Click Play above to view ^