Sweet and Savory Lemonade Chicken

Sweet and Savory Lemon Chicken
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Prep: 45 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 60 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
497 Calories
9g Fat
24g Carbs
77g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 497
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 204mg 68%
Sodium 1650mg 72%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 77g
Vitamin C 51mg 256%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 922mg 20%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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 breasts

  • 1 (6-ounce) can (180 milliliters) frozen lemonade concentrate

  • 1/4 cup (60 milliliters) soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons (20 milliliters) dried marjoram

  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) salt

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 1 /2 teaspoon (2.5 milliliters) paprika

  • 1 /2 teaspoon (2.5 milliliters) 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.