Grilled Buttermilk Chicken

Grilled Buttermilk ChickenRecipe

Photo: Con Poulos; Styling: Jeffrey W. Miller

This creamy buttermilk mixture makes a great marinade for grilled chicken.

Serves 8

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1 1/2 cups buttermilk
8 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon pepper
6 pounds bone-in chicken pieces


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 50 Minutes

1. In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine buttermilk, garlic, paprika, salt and pepper.

2. Divide buttermilk mixture and chicken pieces between 2 large resealable plastic bags. Let chicken marinate in refrigerator, turning occasionally, for at least 1 hour and up to overnight.

3. Heat grill to medium-low. Remove chicken from marinade (discard marinade) and grill, covered, turning occasionally, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in center of chicken reaches 165F°, 30 to 40 minutes. Serve immediately.

Created date

June 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 336
Fat 8 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 60 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 176 mg
Sodium 438 mg