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Grilled Buttermilk Chicken

Marinate the chicken overnight in buttermilk, garlic, and paprika to keep the meat juicy and delicious. Reclaimed Wood Salt and Pepper Shakers by Bambeco Make-ahead tip: Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator up to a day in advance. Recipe by Kate Merker: June, 2010 from the Real Simple website: http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/grilled-buttermilk-chicken-recipe-00000000034987/index.html.

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Cook time:30 Minutes
  • Marinate:1 Hour


  • 1 1/2 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 8 clove(s) garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) paprika
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 6 pound(s) bone-in chicken pieces


1. In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine the buttermilk, garlic, paprika, 1½ teaspoons salt, and ¾ teaspoon pepper.

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

3. Heat grill to medium-low. Remove the chicken from the marinade (discard the marinade) and grill, covered, turning occasionally, until cooked through, 30 to 40 minutes.

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