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Top 10 Healthy Chicken Marinade Ideas

Teriyaki Marinade

It's an old standby -- the teriyaki marinade. This marinade is versatile and a crowd-pleaser. You can serve your chicken with fresh fruits or vegetables, both go well with the flavors of teriyaki. And best of all, it's simple and quick to put together.

You'll only need four ingredients:

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Sprinkle of garlic powder


Combine all ingredients, and marinate your chicken for one hour or so. Remember that oranges have citric acid -- so don't allow the chicken to marinate for too long.

After marinating, grill your chicken until it's cooked through. Serve with vegetables like onions or bell peppers or fruits like pineapple. A simple bowl of rice makes an appropriate side dish.