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16 Chicken Marinades That'll Change Your Meal Prep Game

To freeze and use throughout the week.

1. Sweet Chili Marinade

For a single chicken breast, simply toss in 1.5 tablespoons of soy sauce and 3 tablespoons of sweet chili sauce, and you're done. Recipe here.

2. Worcestershire Soy Marinade

momontimeout.com

Add a teaspoon of cayenne for some added heat. Recipe here.

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3. Garlic Ranch Marinade

heatherlikesfood.com

Toss it into a salad for a non-sad desk lunch. Recipe here.

4. Sweet Soy Marinade

Requires just four ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. Recipe here.

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5. Apple Cider Vinegar Marinade

eatingbirdfood.com

For the most flavor, remember to pat the chicken dry before marinading it. Recipe here.

6. Honey and Citrus Marinade

littledairyontheprairie.com

A sweet and sour marinade that'll inject flavor into any salad. Recipe here.

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7. Garlic Soy and Lime Marinade

You can find liquid smoke in the sauces and marinades aisle at your local grocery store. Recipe here.

8. Spiced Sweet Marinade

thecozycook.com

A medley of spices, as well as chopped onion and garlic, make this marinade one you'll want to pour on top of all your side dishes. Recipe here.

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9. Sweet and Savory Marinade

You can either freeze Ziploc baggies of marinated chicken breasts to reheat later or marinade them for at least 30 minutes and cook them all up for tonight's dinner. Recipe here.

10. Coconut Lime Marinade

familyfoodonthetable.com

Coconut milk + red curry paste = A match made in marinade heaven. Recipe here.

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11. Yogurt Curry Marinade

A thawed yogurt-based marinade might not look the most Instagram-friendly but rest assured that the creamy flavor will more than make up for what it lacks in appearance. Recipe here.

12. Tex-Mex Marinade

galonamission.com

There's so much you can do with taco seasoning, including this 5-ingredient marinade. Recipe here.

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13. Savory Lemon Chicken Marinade

iheartnaptime.net

When you're done cooking the chicken, brush on some more marinade for extra juiciness. Recipe here.

14. Apple Mustard Marinade

ladybehindthecurtain.com

Just place all ingredients in a mason jar, shake, and it's ready to go. Recipe here.

15. Lemon Herb Marinade

Finally, a marinade that uses all those herbs in your spice rack. Recipe here.

16. Caribbean Marinade

pattyandersonsblog.blogspot.com

Hot curry powder, cayenne, and tomato sauce combine to make a spicy and flavor-packed marinade. Recipe here.

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