Lemonade Chicken

Coastal Living
Lemonade Chicken Recipe
Photo: Stephen Devries; Styling: Lynn Nesmith


Subtle citrus flavor with a hint of sweetness and heat make up the rub for grilled Lemonade Chicken.
Makes 4 servings


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2 tablespoons sweetened lemonade powdered drink mix
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
4 to 4 1/2 pounds bone-in, skin-on chicken pieces


Prep: 5 Minutes
Marinate: 2 Hours
Grill: 40 Minutes

1. Combine first 4 ingredients. Rub mixture on all sides of chicken. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 8 hours.

2. Light one side of grill, heating to medium-high heat (350° to 400°); leave other side unlit. Arrange chicken, skin sides down, over lit side and grill, covered with grill lid, 5 minutes or until browned. Move chicken, skin sides up, to unlit side of grill and cook, covered with grill lid, 35 minutes or until thermometer inserted into thickest portions registers 170°.

Created date

April 2014