Secret-Marinade Grilled Chicken
"Guests are always surprised to learn my secret ingredient." Recipe submitted by Laura Goodwin.
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage
1 cup soy sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
12 to 16 pieces of chicken, your choice, with or without skin
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
- In a large, non-metallic bowl, combine the oil, lemon-lime beverage, soy sauce and garlic powder, mixing well.
- Salt and pepper chicken and place chicken into the marinade. Cover bowl and marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
- Grill over medium-high heat, turning frequently and basting with marinade. Cook chicken until no longer pink and juices run clear. Discard any remaining marinade.
Makes 12 to 16 servings.