Say “I Do” to This Marinated Chicken Recipe: Marry Me Chicken

Marry Me Chicken is a delicious and easy recipe that is sure to impress. With a simple marinade made of honey, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger, this chicken dish is perfect for any occasion. The recipe is believed to have originated from the United States, and its name is thought to have come from the irresistible flavors that will make anyone fall in love with it.


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine soy sauce, honey, minced garlic, grated ginger, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  2. Place chicken breasts in a large resealable bag, and pour marinade over the chicken. Seal the bag and toss the chicken to ensure it is evenly coated with the marinade.
  3. Place the bag in the refrigerator and let the chicken marinate for at least 2 hours, but preferably overnight.

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat your grill or oven to 375°F.
  2. Remove the chicken from the marinade, and discard the remaining marinade.
  3. Grill or bake the chicken for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve the chicken with a side of rice or roasted vegetables.
  • For a low-carb option, pair the chicken with a salad.
  • Top the chicken with green onions or sesame seeds for added flavor and texture.

Marry Me Chicken is a delicious and easy recipe that is sure to impress. The sweet and savory marinade made of honey, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger gives the chicken a unique and irresistible flavor. Whether you’re looking for a special dinner recipe or a dish to impress your guests, Marry Me Chicken is sure to please. Give this recipe a try, and let us know what you think in the comments! And who knows, this recipe may just make someone say “I do” to you.


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