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10 CHICKEN MARINADES: Protein Options

Get a kickstart on grilling season with

10 WHOLE30 CHICKEN MARINADES by Cook at Home Mom

Make just one or all ten and freeze them for easy dinners all summer long

Once you've got your marinated chicken, you can cook it in the Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, Air Fryer, Oven, or Grill 10 CHICKEN MARINADES Use 1-1.5 lbs. chicken for every marinade.

ORANGE CUMIN 3 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp orange juice 1 Tbsp cumin 1/2 tsp orange zest 1 clove garlic pinch salt & pepper

🫚 SESAME GINGER 1/4 cup coconut aminos 2 Tbsp sesame oil 1 Tbsp minced ginger 3 green onions sliced 1 clove garlic minced

MISSISSIPPI 2 Tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup jarred pepperoncini liquid 4-5 pepperoncini sliced 1 tablespoon ranch seasoning

GARLICKY BBQ 1/4 cup BBQ sauce (use your favorite store-bought homemade) 3 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic minced

BUFFALO RANCH 1/2 cup buffalo sauce or mix together 3.5 Tbsp melted ghee, 4.5 Tbsp hot sauce, and a pinch of garlic powder and onion powder 2 Tbsp ranch seasoning 3 Tbsp olive oil

FAJITA LIME 1.5 Tbsp fajita seasoning 3 Tbsp lime juice 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp minced cilantro, optional

LEMON GARLIC 3 cloves garlic minced 3 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp lemon zest 1/4 tsp dried parsley 1/4 tsp dried basil

EASY PESTO 1/4 cup compatible pesto 3 Tbsp olive oil

SPICY MANGO 1 mango pureed 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp minced jalapeno 1 Tbsp lime juice 1 Tbsp minced cilantro

"HONEY" MUSTARD 5-6 dates minced 2 Tbsp mustard 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 3 Tbsp olive oil

How to Marinate Chicken 1. Mix the marinade ingredients together. 2. Place the chicken in a shallow container (not reactive metal) or bag. 3. Pour the marinade onto the chicken. Turn so all sides of the chicken are completely coated. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes, up to 24 hours in the fridge.

Protein is a needed source of fuel for swimmers. If you are curious how much protein you should be getting a day. Here's a great way to calculate your protein needs. Protein calculator

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