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Grilled Lemon Chicken Recipe

Grilled Lemon Chicken Recipe

The secret behind the flavor that enhances Linda Nilsen's poultry dish is a citrusy one. "I use lemonade concentrate," she pens from her Anoka, Minnesota kitchen.—Linda Nilsen, Anoka, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Grill: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 broiler/fryer chickens (3 to 3-1/2 pounds each), quartered

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, whisk the first six ingredients until combined. Pour half into a shallow glass dish. Cover and refrigerate remaining sauce.
  • 2. Dip chicken on both sides into sauce; discard sauce. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 30 minutes, turning occasionally. Brush with reserved sauce. Continue basting and turning chicken several times for 10-15 minutes more or until juices run clear. Yield: 8 servings.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.