The New Year is upon us and we’re starting out by cleaning up the house, organizing the garage, and donating what we don’t need. The weather has warmed up a little. We’re making the best of it and getting outside. And grilling outdoors, because one of my favorite things to whip up is my Brown Sugar Mustard Grilled Chicken. It’s packed full of flavors, with just the right touch of brown sugar that caramelizes as it cooks. Serve this yummy chicken on a toasted brioche bun or over a garden salad.
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Brown Sugar Mustard Grilled Chicken
- 4 to 5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1/3 cup brown sugar packed
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/3 cup stoneground mustard
- 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and Pepper to taste
In a large zip style bag or in between two layers of plastic wrap, pound the chicken to about 3/4-inch thickness, with either a meat tenderizer or a wooden rolling pin.
In another large zip style bag, place all of the ingredients for marinate and squish around with your hand, from the outside of the bag. Place the flattened chicken breasts into marinate. Let marinate for about 2 to 6 hours, or even overnight.
Cook on the grill, over medium to high heat for about 3 minutes each side. Or cook in a large skillet with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of butter. Let rest a few minutes before slicing.
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