This grilled lemon pepper chicken marinated for two days in 7-Up and garlic. After grilling, this chicken was some of the best grilled chicken I have ever had.

7-Up Lemon Pepper Grilled Chicken

7-Up lemon pepper grilled chicken marinated 7-Up and garlic. Grilled chicken breasts have never tasted so good for a quick dinner recipe. #Grilled #Grilling #Chicken #BBQ #Lemon

Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword Grilled Chicken
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Leah @ Beyer Beware


  • 1 pound of chicken pieces
  • 1 cup 7-Up Sprite or Sierra Mist
  • 4-5 peel and smashed garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning


  1. Place chicken pieces in a zipper seal bag and place chicken inside. Pour 7-Up over chicken. Put garlic and peppercorns in the bag. Seal the bag and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  2. Prior to grilling, remove chicken from marinade. Place garlic either under the chicken skin or in a fold of the meat.
  3. Grill over medium high heat of 350 degrees till chicken reaches 165 degrees and juices run clear.