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Salt & Vinegar Chicken

Super easy, super fast, super delicious. A chicken dish that will become a weekly part of your menu. 
Course Main Course
Keyword 30 minute meals, chicken, chicken thighs, easy, grilled, salt & vinegar, simple
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 whole chicken butchered into its individual pieces (thighs, legs, breasts, wings)
  • 1 quart distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


  • Preheat grill on medium high.
  • Combine the vinegar, salt, sugar, garlic powder, and black pepper in a large mixing bowl. Stir until the salt and sugar are completely dissolved. 
  • Add the chicken to the liquid, with the meatiest parts facing down. Let marinade for 15 minutes.
  • Carefully oil the grill grate. Add the chicken pieces, skin side down, and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes. Flip and cook for an additional 20-30 minutes, until the thighs and legs have reached an internal temperature of 175, and the breasts and wings have reached an internal temperature of 165.