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Easy Grilled Lemon Chicken

 Easy Grilled Lemon Chicken
“There’s one word to describe this recipe: 'Yum!' It’s so easy to prepare ahead of time, then fire up the grill when we get home from church on Sunday. Guests love the citrus flavor!” Heather Erb – Milton, PA
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.


  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)


  • In a small bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Pour 1/3 cup
  • marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal
  • bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 1 hour. Cover and
  • refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat
  • for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads
  • 170°, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken breast half equals 258 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 256 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber,

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Easy Grilled Lemon Chicken (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.