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Grilled Chicken Marinade

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You never know where your pantry, full of ingredients, will take you.  A dash of this and a sprinkle of that can bring a recipe together that will pull your family around the dinner table, time and time, again.
As usual, a few days before grocery shopping, I stood in front of my open fridge, a crumpled facial expression that was daring to create new wrinkles.  I tapped the handle with my fingers, thinking of what I could possibly pull off, that two picky toddlers, a teenage boy, and one man-child would eat and be satisfied. 

It wasn’t too much longer, before I had a handful of basic ingredients that sat, waiting to be combined, on the kitchen counter.  And as I threw everything into a plastic bag, I simultaneously said a silent prayer and crossed my fingers that this would taste good.
And it did. 
Ever since I made it, we’ve come back to it, and even used this marinade on pork chops.  No matter the meat you choose, it will taste full of flavor.  However, chicken is my favorite.

Grilled Chicken Marinade
Ingredient List
1/4 Cup of Pale Ale Beer
1/4 Cup of Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
1 Tablespoon of Dried Parsley Flakes
1/2 Tablespoon of minced Garlic
2 teaspoons of Dried Oregano
1/2 teaspoon of Cumin
Pinch of Salt
1-2 lbs of Thawed Skinless Chicken Breasts

Method
Place everything into a plastic bag and massage the chicken around with your hands until the chicken is well coated.  Let the chicken sit inside of the refrigerator for 1-2 hours, and then grill the chicken until cooked and the juices run clear.  **For best results, grill the chicken on an outdoor grill. 
I usually serve it on corn tortillas with cheese and lettuce, sometimes salsa.  I also serve it with some sort of rice.
I hope you enjoy it!