From a spicy Sriracha marinade to sweeter honey-flavored version, the possibilities are endless when it comes to the flavor of your chicken. These marinades are all simple and create a distinct flavor for your chicken whether you choose to grill it, bake it or pan fry it. For each of the marinades all you need to do is combine the ingredients listed with 1 pound of chicken. Let the chicken marinate for about 1 to 3 hours then take out and cook however you please! Enjoy!
This marinade will give your chicken the Mexican flavor you love without all the heat. For the Tex-Mex Marinade combine 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1 to 2 teaspoons taco seasoning with 1 pound of chicken. Marinate for 1 to 3 hours then cook how you like! The subtle spices of the taco seasoning and the tartness of the lime really give this chicken a lot of flavor!
You’ll love this fresh, fruity marinade for your summer chicken BBQ. All you need is 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 tablespoons pineapple juice and 1 to 2 teaspoons smoked sea salt. You could even try putting a few grilled pineapple slices on top after you grill your chicken for an extra fruity flavor.
We all know that one person who absolutely loves Ranch with everything: pizza, fries, carrots, we mean everything. Well, this marinade is perfect for the Ranch-loving person in your life. Combine 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 tablespoons buttermilk and 1 to teaspoons Ranch seasoning with 1 pound of chicken. Yum!
Sweet And Tangy Marinade
If you can’t decide between a sweet or tangy marinade for your chicken, this one is for you. It combines the best of both worlds to give you the sweet flavor you love with a hint of tangy. For this marinade, combine 1/4 cup coconut milk, 2 tablespoons pineapple juice and 1 to 2 teaspoons fish sauce.
You need to try this Asian marinade for your chicken the next time you crave an Asian stir fry. It combines all you need to make your flavor really pop which pairs nicely with the veggies in your stir fry. Combine 1/4 cup sesame oil, 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar and 1 to 2 teaspoons soy sauce.
If you like the distinct flavor that comes with Worcestershire sauce, then you need to try this marinade. It combines 1/4 cup peanut oil, 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar and 1 to 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce.
There’s something about the flavorful spice of Sriracha that just pairs well with everything and chicken is no different. If you love heat get in the kitchen and make this marinade. All you need is 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar, 1 to 2 teaspoons Sriracha and 1 to 2 teaspoons honey.
Orange Rosemary Marinade
Orange and rosemary are two strong opposing flavors. But, this marinade includes both and the pairing of the two is just right. For this Orange Rosemary Marinade combine 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 tablespoons orange juice, 1 to 2 teaspoons Kosher salt and 1 to 2 teaspoons chopped rosemary. You NEED to try this one!
Honey Mustard Marinade
This mustard-based marinade is different, but we love the flavors it combines. To make this marinade, combine 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1 to 2 teaspoons dijon mustard and 1 to 2 teaspoons honey. This marinade would be perfect with BBQ chicken!
Soco Lime Marinade
Alright, alright, this marinade is a game changer. It includes a secret ingredient that may surprise you, Southern Comfort. Combine 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 to 2 teaspoons Kosher salt and 1 to 2 teaspoons Southern Comfort.
Cumin has a distinct flavor and this marinade uses that to its advantage. Combine 1/4 cup peanut oil, 2 tablespoons yogurt, 1 to 2 teaspoons Kosher salt and 1 to 2 teaspoons cumin. This different combination of ingredients mixes really well together!
Sriracha Lime Marinade
For a tangier twist on the Sriracha marinade, add some lime to the mixture. It also uses sugar so you get a a mouthful of heat, tanginess and sweetness all in one bite of chicken. For the marinade combine 1/4 cup sesame oil, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 to 2 teaspoons Sriracha and 1 to 2 teaspoons sugar.
If you’re a wine lover, then you’ll love this sangria-inspired marinade. This marinade includes wine and Brandy and we’re sure it’ll pair well at a summer BBQ. For the Sangria Marinade combine 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 to 2 teaspoons Kosher salt, 1 teaspoon Brandy and 1 teaspoon red wine for the perfect alcoholic marinade.
On the other hand, if a margarita is more your drink, then you need to try your hand at this marinade. It has the lime, the salt and more importantly, the tequila that are signatures in a margarita. For this marinade combine 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 2 teaspoons Kosher salt, 1 teaspoon agave and 1 teaspoon tequila.
Who doesn’t love some Caribbean jerk chicken?! Well, now you can make your own with this jerk marinade. Combine 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 2 teaspoons tabasco, 1 teaspoon brown sugar and 1 teaspoon Allspice. We love this marinade!
Ginger Garlic Marinade
Ginger and garlic pair well together in this marinade. Combine 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 tablespoons yogurt, 2 teaspoons Kosher salt, 1 teaspoon chopped ginger and 1 teaspoon chopped garlic.
Pina Colada Marinade
This marinade will take you right down to the warm beaches with a pina colada in hand. From the coconut milk to the rum, this marinade is spot on in it’s mixture of flavors to really make you feel like you’re drinking a pina colada. Combine 1/4 cup coconut milk, 2 tablespoons pineapple juice, 2 teaspoons Kosher salt, 1 teaspoon brown sugar and 1 teaspoon rum.
Spicy Soy Marinade
Turn up the heat with this spicy marinade. It includes sliced fresh red chiles to really crank up the heat and make your tastebuds scream. Combine 1/4 cup sesame oil, 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar, 2 teaspoons soy sauce, 1 teaspoon honey and 1 teaspoon sliced fresh red chiles. Wow!
Funky Ginger Marinade
Some distinct flavors come together to bring you a funky ginger marinade. Combine 1/4 cup sesame oil, 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar, 1 to 2 teaspoons fish sauce and 1 to teaspoons chopped ginger.