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4 Easy Chicken Marinades + Living Lean & Clean with Just BARE Chicken videos!

These four unique, easy chicken marinades are perfect for adding delicious flavor to your chicken before grilling or baking, plus an introduction to my partnership with Just BARE chicken.

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 10 mins

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Do you guys remember my behind-the-scenes video shoot on Instagram Stories in Minnesota? Well, if you were following along… part 1 of the final product is finally here! Abra and I flew to Minnesota to meet the Just BARE Chicken team and create some awesome new videos for their Living Lean & Clean Campaign.

So what is the Living Lean & Clean Campaign?

Just BARE is committed to promoting and celebrating the journey to healthier living with their Living Lean & Clean campaign, and it all starts with their chickens. They’re raised in humane conditions, never given antibiotics of any kind, and fed a nutrient-packed diet, which makes a huge difference in taste and health benefits.

Check out one of the videos we made together about getting to know your food & why it’s important:

If you haven’t tried out Just BARE Chicken you definitely should – they have everything from boneless skinless chicken breasts to little chicken drummettes and more. I incorporate them into my recipes because their chicken stays super juicy and never has that off chemical-y taste that some packaged chicken products do. 

My go-to right now? Grilling up their organic chicken breasts with some fresh, organic fruits and veggies. I opt for organic proteins and produce whenever I can because I know they’re free of most pesticides, antibiotics, etc. Either way, choosing organic is important so choose wisely whenever you can.

Learn more about why I love organic cooking:

I wanted to share something a little fun with you on how I normally marinade my chicken (aka just throw it in a ziploc bag with a bunch of ingredients). Marinating your chicken is a game changer as it helps to soak up the delicious flavors that come out with the grilling, and keep the chicken extra juicy.

4 easy chicken marinades in bags with text overlay

Since the 4th of July is coming up I put together four easy marinades for your next chicken recipe. Grill up your chicken to pair with a fresh market salad, or make kabobs with your fave veggies! And be sure to check out to see all four of my videos, plus more tips and ideas for Living Lean & Clean.

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Enjoy xo!

4 Easy, Healthy Chicken Marinades

4.91 from 11 votes
four easy chicken marinades
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken marinades
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Serves 1
These four unique chicken marinades are perfect for adding delicious flavor to your chicken before grilling or baking. Each marinade is for 1 pound of chicken.


  • Cilantro Lime
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • Sprinkle of salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

  • Curry Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • Sprinkle of salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

  • Turmeric Pineapple
  • 2 tbsp tamari (gluten free soy sauce)
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh pineapple juice
  • 2 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Sprinkle of salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

  • Greek Lemon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • Sprinkle of salt
  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. For each of the marinades, place all ingredients into a Ziploc bag or a large ceramic dish.
  2. Add 1 pound Just BARE Chicken of choice to the bag or dish, and mix well to evenly coat.
  3. Let the chicken marinade in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours before cooking.30 minutes before you’re ready to cook the chicken, remove the chicken from the marinade.
  4. For boneless skinless chicken breasts: preheat grill to medium high and lightly oil the grate. Cook chicken breast 6-8 minutes per side, until juices run clear and chicken in no longer pink.
  5. For chicken drumsticks: place the chicken on the grill and cook for 8 minutes, then flip, brush with the reserved marinade, and grill for an additional 8 minutes. Turn the chicken over one last time, brush again with the remaining marinade, and cook for 5 more minutes, or until no pink remains in the center of the chicken.

This post is in partnership with Just Bare Chicken. All recipes and posts are my own. Thanks for supporting AK and the brands who help make this site possible.

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