Thursday, July 17, 2008

the chicken...

this is going to give you some moist chicken. it is so versatile, but you have to give it some time, okay. chicken is so temperamental and all, drying out like the desert if you don't pamper it. well, this chicken lets you abuse it, over cooking and everything. anyway.

marinate a part of a feathery friend in this savory liquid:
(i usually do a skinless breast or tender)
2 parts 7UP
1 part soy sauce
fresh minced garlic (maybe one to two cloves)

*and, maybe you like rosemary like i do. i think rosemary should run for office so i could see and smell it all the time. so, if you want to jump aboard the rosemary campaign to change the world, add it to your marinade.

now, if you can wait 2-3 days of this marinating in a nice ziploc in your fridge, put a star on your forehead and enjoy the most moist chicken EVER!

grill the chicken until no longer pink and enjoy a variety of ways, including and not limited to:

{atop a bed of lettuce with a savory salad dressing such as the shrimp one i posted about,


{throw some vegetables such as (mushrooms, zucchini, summer squash, onion,carrot, sweet potatoes or asparagus) into the marinade as well and grill them in a nice metal grill cage for about 15-20 minutes. they come out crisp and so tender. the rosemary is especially nice to the veggies in this setting. they just might sing you a lullaby.

{we kind of like this chicken in a kabob with some fresh cut pineapple and a mushroom, all dripping in this marinade, grilled to perfection.