Lightly caramelized bites of beer and brown sugar marinated chicken are grilled and ready to eat in just a few minutes. This chicken was so tasty, I made it two nights in a row.
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My family was sad that there weren’t any leftovers the first night; so as soon as we were done eating dinner, I started a second batch of chicken marinating.
My husband’s beer of choice is almost always an IPA and his favorite IPA these days is a beer called Grumpy Monk. When I saw the label, I cracked up laughing and knew that I’d be playing with that beer in a new recipe soon. My husband suggested Grumpy Monk Chicken and one thing led to another. The whole family loved this chicken and it disappeared in minutes.
* Side note for NON-BEER drinkers: I do NOT like beer. I don’t drink it myself and I don’t like the taste or smell of it at all. I do however, enjoy a great beer marinade.
If you do not typically have beer in your house (and don’t want to buy a six-pack just to try a new recipe), I have a tip for you. Trader Joe’s sells individual bottles of beer for less than $1 and they often have IPA’s in their selection. You can thank my awesome little sister for that tip. If you don’t have a Trader Joe’s in your area, the recipe is still worth it, even if you need to buy a six-pack.
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