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whole chicken marinated.

Whole Chicken Marinade Recipe

The best whole chicken marinade recipe that's easy, quick, and takes just 5 minutes to put together. This chicken marinade makes chicken flavorful, tender, juicy, and delicious. You can also use it on chicken breast, legs, wings, or even turkey.
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
mix time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Condiments
Cuisine American, British
Servings 1
Calories 71 kcal


  • ½ tablespoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 1 tablespoon Parsley Chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon Onion granules
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Measure out all the ingredients.
  • Add the paprika, parsley, garlic granules, rosemary, thyme, oregano, and black pepper into a bowl. Mix it well.
  • Add in the soy sauce, olive oil, and lemon juice.
    Mix everything till well combined. 
  • It's ready to apply on Chicken.


  • It can be made ahead and stored for up to 24 hours.
  • Substitute dried herbs for fresh if that's what you have.
  • Marinate whole chicken for at least 4 hours to properly infuse flavor and tenderise the meat.
  • Thaw the chicken before you marinate it.
This will marinate a 2kg chicken.


Calories: 71kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 5gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 2265mgPotassium: 215mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 686IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 76mgIron: 3mg
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