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Freezer Pack-Marinated Chicken 4 Ways

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Freezer Pack-Marinated Chicken 4 Ways

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Cilantro Lime

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INGREDIENTS

Servings: 2

2 chicken breasts

MARINADE

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

4 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro stems and leaves

2 tablespoons lime juice

½ teaspoon salt, or more to taste

¼ teaspoon black pepper

Special Equipment

Freezer storage ziplock bags

PREPARATION

# Combine all marinade ingredients in a liquid measuring cup.

# Place two chicken breasts in a freezer storage ziplock bag.

# Pour the marinade over the chicken, seal the bag and massage the chicken to coat in the marinade.

# Marinate the chicken for 15-30 minutes if cooking immediately, or place in the freezer for up to 3 months.

# To cook frozen chicken, take the bag out of the freezer and thaw the chicken by placing it in the refrigerator overnight or by placing the bag in a bowl of water.

# Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.

# Once thawed, place chicken on a baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.

# Enjoy!

Honey Chipotle

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INGREDIENTS

Servings: 2

2 chicken breasts

MARINADE

¼ cup honey

2 tablespoons hot sauce

2 tablespoons ketchup

1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder

Special Equipment

Freezer storage ziplock bags

PREPARATION

# Combine all marinade ingredients in a liquid measuring cup.

# Place two chicken breasts in a freezer storage ziplock bag.

# Pour the marinade over the chicken, seal the bag and massage the chicken to coat in the marinade.

# Marinate the chicken for 15-30 minutes if cooking immediately, or place in the freezer for up to 3 months.

# To cook frozen chicken, take the bag out of the freezer and thaw the chicken by placing it in the refrigerator overnight or by placing the bag in a bowl of water.

# Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.

# Once thawed, place chicken on a baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.

# Enjoy!

Lemon Garlic

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INGREDIENTS

Servings: 2

2 chicken breasts

MARINADE

4 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

3 garlic, minced

3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley

½ teaspoon salt or more to taste

Special Equipment

Freezer storage ziplock bags

PREPARATION

# Combine all marinade ingredients in a liquid measuring cup.

# Place two chicken breasts in a freezer storage ziplock bag.

# Pour the marinade over the chicken, seal the bag and massage the chicken to coat in the marinade.

# Marinate the chicken for 15-30 minutes if cooking immediately, or place in the freezer for up to 3 months.

# To cook frozen chicken, take the bag out of the freezer and thaw the chicken by placing it in the refrigerator overnight or by placing the bag in a bowl of water.

# Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.

# Once thawed, place chicken on a baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.

# Enjoy!

Teriyaki

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INGREDIENTS

Servings: 2

2 chicken breasts

MARINADE

½ cup soy sauce

2 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Special Equipment

Freezer storage ziplock bags

PREPARATION

# Combine all marinade ingredients in a liquid measuring cup.

# Place two chicken breasts in a freezer storage ziplock bag.

# Pour the marinade over the chicken, seal the bag and massage the chicken to coat in the marinade.

# Marinate the chicken for 15-30 minutes if cooking immediately, or place in the freezer for up to 3 months.

# To cook frozen chicken, take the bag out of the freezer and thaw the chicken by placing it in the refrigerator overnight or by placing the bag in a bowl of water.

# Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.

# Once thawed, place chicken on a baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.

# Enjoy!

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