I will have to try this! I’m always up for a new marinade 🙂
There is this middle-eastern restaurant near me that makes a fabulous chicken shwarma dish with whole grilled chicken breasts. The chicken is always super juicy and has such a great flavor with a hint of lemon and garlic. I halfheartedly tried to copy it once or twice, but didn’t have much success. A few weeks ago I stumbled across a yogurt based lemon and garlic marinade that sounded promising. I omitted the yogurt to make it paleo friendly, and changed some of the seasonings around to suit my tastes a bit more. The result was something pretty fabulous (if I do say so myself). It was actually pretty close to the restaurant chicken, but even better!
I let my chicken sit in the marinade for 24 hours. You could possibly do less, but the salt in the marinade brines the chicken, making it super moist and helping draw the flavors into the chicken. If you are going to…
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