Sweet and Savory Lemonade Chicken

Sweet and Savory Lemon Chicken
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  • Total: 60 mins
  • Prep: 45 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 Portions (4 Servings)

Marinated in a mixture of lemonade concentrate, soy sauce, herbs, and spices, this chicken has a sweet, lemony flavor that is fantastic. This chicken is great on its own or perfect for salads and sandwiches.


  • 8 chicken breast halves
  • 1 can (6 ounce/180 mL) frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL freshly ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine lemonade concentrates with soy sauce, salt, garlic powder, marjoram, paprika, and black pepper in blender and mix until smooth.

  2. Place chicken in a large resealable plastic bag.

  3. Pour in half of the lemonade mixture into the plastic bag.

  4. Turn to coat and let sit for 30 minutes.

  5. Preheat grill.

  6. Remove chicken from the marinade and place on hot grill.

  7. Grill chicken for about 6 to 7 minutes per side basting with reserved marinade.

  8. Continue grilling chicken until done, about 12 to 15 minutes or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 F/75 C, and serve.