Chiavetta’S Chicken Marinade Recipe


Chiavetta's chicken marinade is a delicious and tangy marinade that is perfect for grilling or baking chicken. The marinade is made with a combination of vinegar, oil, herbs, and spices, which infuse the chicken with incredible flavor. This recipe is easy to make and requires minimal prep time. The chicken needs to marinate for at least 4 hours, so plan accordingly. Once marinated, the chicken can be grilled to perfection or baked in the oven. Serve it with your favorite sides for a tasty and satisfying meal.

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes


  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the white vinegar, vegetable oil, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried parsley, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, black pepper, paprika, and red pepper flakes (if using).
  2. Place the chicken pieces in a resealable plastic bag or a shallow dish.
  3. Pour the marinade over the chicken, making sure it is fully coated. Seal the bag or cover the dish with plastic wrap.
  4. Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or overnight for best results.
  5. If grilling the chicken, preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade and discard the excess marinade.
  6. Grill the chicken for about 10 minutes per side, or until it reaches an internal temperature of