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Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe

Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe

“This is one of my family's summertime favorites…and it's so easy and delicious,” writes Dawn Ellen from Bishopville, South Carolina. Hard to believe just 5 simple ingredients can add up to such great Mediterranean flavor!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups Greek vinaigrette, divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1 medium lemon, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons sliced oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • 1. Pour 3/4 cup vinaigrette into a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 4 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining vinaigrette for basting.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4 minutes. Turn and baste with some of the reserved vinaigrette. Grill or broil 4-5 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 165°, basting occasionally.
  • 3. Squeeze lemon wedges over chicken. Sprinkle with tomatoes and cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 366 calories, 23 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 679 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.