Friday, November 8, 2013

Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken

There's really no introduction needed for this recipe.  I love chicken, I love lemon, and I love garlic! And when you mix them all together, you get a mouthwatering delicious entree that the whole family will enjoy!  This dish is extremely light and healthy, and can be used as a main dish or as a topping for salads, in a soup, or even wrapped in a tortilla!  I simply love how this chicken came out, and I will definitely be making it over and over again!  I hope you and your family love it as much as mine did!  Enjoy!

Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken
Original Recipe / Serves 3-4


Ingredients:
  • Juice from 2 medium lemons (approx 2/3 c)
  • 1/2 c grape seed oil
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 TB)
  • 1/8 c minced onion
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Lime (or additional small lemon), optional.
Directions:
  1. Combine all ingredients in ziploc bag and shake until well mixed.
  2. Remove small portion of marinade to use while cooking.
  3. Place chicken in bag and marinade overnight, for best results (or for at least 3-5 hours).
  4. Remove marinated chicken breasts from ziploc bag and cook on the grill (brushing with reserved marinade) until no longer pink.
  5. Remove cooked chicken from the grill and squirt with lime (or lemon) juice.
  6. Enjoy!

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