Low Carb Barbecue Chicken Marinade
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Need a fast and easy Low Carb Barbecue Chicken Marinade that uses ingredients that you have in your cupboard? Look no further, this is the chicken marinade for you!

Course: Sauces
Cuisine: American
Keyword: low carb chicken marinade
Servings: 4
Calories: 521 kcal
Author: Karami Urbanoski
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup favourite no-sugar/lower carb BBQ sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegr
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp onion owder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper optional
  • 4 chicken breasts bone in and skin on
  1. Combine all of the marinade ingredients until smooth and mixed thoroughly.
  2. Place the chicken breasts into a large sealing plastic bag. Pour 2/3 of the marinade into the bag, coating the chicken. Place the remaining marinade into a container to save for basting later while cooking.
  3. Place in the fridge SKIN SIDE DOWN and let marinate anywhere from 2-24 hours.
  4. When ready to cook, pre-heat your grill to medium-high heat. ( 375-425 °F) , oiling the grill if necessary.
  5. Remove the chicken from the bag, placing on the grill bone side down - skin facing up.
  6. Discard the bag and marinade and retrieve the fresh, reserved marinade. Brush on the chicken every 5-8 minutes, basting well. Cook until the chicken reaches 165 °F. Remove and serve.
Recipe Notes

You can also use skinless chicken breasts, just follow the same instructions.

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Barbecue Chicken Marinade
Amount Per Serving
Calories 521 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 144mg48%
Sodium 615mg26%
Potassium 860mg25%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Protein 48g96%
Vitamin A 400IU8%
Vitamin C 3.3mg4%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.