Lemon-Lime Chicken Recipe
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Lemon-Lime Chicken Recipe

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I've served this main dish numerous times for dinner guests and have received many compliments. In fact, every time I make it for my husband, he'll comment, "This is the best chicken I've ever had."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons each lemon juice and lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Place chicken in a shallow glass dish. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over chicken. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight. Drain, discarding marinade. Grill chicken over medium-hot heat, turning once, until juices run clear, about 15-18 minutes. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Lemon-Lime Chicken in Country Extra July 1995, p49

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Sep. 28, 2009

Very tasty, and my extremely picky six year old even loved it.

Reviewed Jul. 7, 2009
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2008

Delicious, tasty chicken! I'd say it tastes more like honey mustard chicken than lemon-lime, but wonderful and so moist just the same! A keeper!

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