Juicy and soft chicken fillet: what to marinate in

Kateryna YagovychFood
Fried juicy chicken fillet. Source: Pixabay

Chicken meat is considered dietary and lean. Therefore, it can be somewhat dry during cooking. To make the dish juicy and soft, you should choose the right marinades and sauces. And, at the same time, the ingredients can be absolutely budget-friendly.

The idea of cooking juicy chicken fillet was published on the Instagram page of the famous Ukrainian food blogger Valeriy Ponomar (ponomar_valeriy).

Recipe for juicy chicken breast


  • chicken breast - 4 pcs
  • shallots - 4 pcs (you can use regular onions)
  • garlic - 3 cloves
Onions for cooking sauce
  • ground black pepper - 1/3 tsp
  • apple juice - 250 ml
  • salt - as desired
  • barbecue sauce - 2 tbsp
Adding garlic to onions


Method of preparation:

Pouring chicken with sauce

1. Marinate the breasts for at least 2 hours in the refrigerator, or overnight.

Marinating fillets under cling film

2. You do not need to salt the fillet - the spices from the BBQ sauce will be enough.

Excess moisture must be removed from the meat

3. Cook on the grill for 12-14 minutes, the temperature is about 200-204 degrees.

Smearing the breast with barbecue sauce

4. Make strips for 2 minutes on the presentable side, turning the breasts 90 degrees.

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