Grapefruit Juice Marinade for Chicken
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
4 servings


3 cups (750 ml) unsweetened grapefruit juice
1/3 cup (75 ml) low sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup (60 ml) brown sugar
2 lbs (900 g) uncooked chicken, breasts, thighs or a combination


  1. Combine grapefruit juice, soy sauce and brown sugar in a bowl or mix together in a sealable plastic bag.
  2. Place chicken in a glass or ceramic plate or sealable plastic bag. Pour marinade over chicken to coat both sides.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour or up to four hours.
  4. Preheat barbecue grill to medium high.
  5. Grill chicken, turning once for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until no longer pink inside and an instant-read thermometer, inserted into the thickest part of chicken, reads 165°F (74°C).
  6. Discard leftover marinade.
  7. Note: This marinade contributes minimal energy and nutrients to the recipe and therefore was not calculated.