Chili Lemon Marinade for Chicken

Total Time
1hr 3mins
Prep 3 mins
Cook 1 hr

Tangy and delicious. From The Hors D'Oeuvre Book by C. Castle.


  1. Combine all ingredients in ziploc bag. Add chicken and marinate a minimum of 1 1/2 hours.
Most Helpful

Great recipe! I used 1 tbsp chili powder as another reviewer had, and I think it was the perfect amount. I marinated about 12 hours but I will try overnight next time.

Jen in Victoria, BC February 08, 2012

I needed something to impress the wife!!! It worked!!! I also added a lime aswell!!! But the basic recipe was out of this world!!! A big thumbs up from me!!! Thank you!!!!

DonnyKebab January 26, 2012

Excellent marinade. I did make one change, I used a tablespoon of chili powder instead of a teaspoon. I like chili powder and I like this marinade with a tablespoon of chili powder!! Grilled the chicken and it was VERY MOIST. Highly recommend. Made for ZWT6 Voracious Vagabonds.

Maryland Jim May 25, 2010