View Full Version : Is marinating your chicken BAD?

08-31-2005, 07:10 PM
Hey, I 'm cutting and I have been eating one and half chicken breasts once or twice a day for some of my meals. But I have also been cutting the chicken into strips and then placing then in a plastic baggy and letting it sit in teryaki marinade over night. Is this a big deal? Will this effect my diet a lot? Or is marinating it ok?

08-31-2005, 07:31 PM
Probably a bit high in sodium, which will make you retain water.

Other than looking bloated, you should be fine.

08-31-2005, 08:11 PM
Depends on whats in the marinade. Could be loaded with sugar like alot of them are.

08-31-2005, 08:20 PM
Yeah, if you marinate in, say, butter(!), you may have a problem. Just think about what's in the marinade; that stuff will make it into the meat. Teryaki is a bit high in sodium, but it shouldn't cause a problem unless you are really restricting your sodium intake.