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Dr. Pepper marinated grilled chicken

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Secret ingredient time

Dr. Pepper never tasted so good. Use a sticky sweet marinade and create a perfect grilled chicken dinner.

Secret ingredient time

Even though it's winter, there is still some grilling that can be done. If you like to brave the cold weather, you can grill outdoors or use an indoor grill pan for this dish. We marinated chicken breast in a delicious mix of Dr. Pepper, spices and hot sauce. This is the perfect wintertime grilling recipe.

Dr. Pepper marinated grilled chicken recipe

Serves 4


  • 12 ounces Dr. Pepper (not diet)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Frank's RedHot
  • 1 lime, zested
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts


  1. In a bowl whisk together Dr. Pepper, soy sauce, lime juice, lime zest, olive oil, garlic and Frank's RedHot.
  2. Pour into a large zip-closed bag, add onion and chicken.
  3. Securely close the top, shake gently and let marinate overnight.
  4. Heat your grill to medium heat and grill chicken until fully cooked.

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