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Honey Lemon Chicken

 Honey Lemon Chicken
When I told our 12-year-old daughter, Amanda, That we were grilling chicken, she asked to make a marinade. Now we use her combination of honey, lemon, garlic and seasonings every time we grill chicken. —Tamara McFarlin Mondovi, Wisconsin
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Pour 2/3 cup
  • marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal
  • bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Cover and refrigerate the remaining marinade.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper
  • towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill
  • chicken, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat
  • for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads
  • 170°, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 6
  • servings.

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Honey Lemon Chicken (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 179 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 515 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.