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Grilled Picnic Chicken

This tasty chicken marinates overnight. The next day, I just pop it on the grill for dinner in no time. —Cindy DeRoos, Iroquois, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 40 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 broiler/fryer chickens (3 to 4 pounds each), quartered or cut up


  • In a bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. Remove 1 cup for basting; cover and refrigerate. Pour remaining marinade into a large shallow dish; add chicken. Turn chicken to coat; refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight, turning once or twice.
  • Drain chicken, discarding marinade in bag. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium heat for 15 minutes on each side. Baste with the reserved marinade.
  • Grill 10-20 minutes longer or until the juices run clear, turning and basting several times.
Nutrition Facts
7 ounces cooked chicken: 522 calories, 34g fat (8g saturated fat), 157mg cholesterol, 725mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 50g protein.

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