Rosemary-Lemon Grilled Chicken Recipe
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Rosemary-Lemon Grilled Chicken Recipe

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Here's a simple dish with big bold lemon and rosemary flavors that's made with very few ingredients. It's great by itself but can also be used on top of salad greens as another creative dinner option. —Debbie Carter, Kingsburg, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 324 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 134 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein.

Directions

  1. Finely grate peel from lemon and juice lemon. In a microwave, melt butter. Stir in lemon juice and peel, rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°, basting frequently with butter mixture during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Rosemary-Lemon Grilled Chicken in Simple & Delicious August/September 2013, p24

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 324 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 134 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein.

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. 14, 2014

Very good. The best recipe I've found.

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Reviewed Sep. 10, 2014

Very flavorful and moist

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Reviewed Aug. 26, 2014

Very easy , nice flavors

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2014

Sounds good

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Reviewed Aug. 6, 2014

Instead of butter I use olive oil. I marinate for at least an hour or as long as overnight. Discard marinade and grill chicken until done. This is super delicious chicken! I serve with rice and salad.

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