Lemon Grilled Chicken
Total TimePrep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 40 min.
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 3 tablespoons chopped onion
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
- In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients. Remove 1/4 cup for basting; cover and refrigerate. Add chicken to the bag; seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
- Drain and discard marinade from chicken. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 20 minutes. Baste with reserved marinade. Grill 20-30 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 170°, basting and turning several times.
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Jul 2, 2011
This is a great recipe, we make this quite often, I usually do legs or leg quarters and remove the skin before marinating overnight. This marinade gives chicken a wonderful flavor!
Mar 15, 2010
Great flavor, even though I wasn't able to marinate it as long as the recipe called for.
Nov 4, 2008
good flavor! I baked it in the oven. to make it showy I topped each piece with a thin lemon slice,and then sprinkled green onions and chopped almonds over the top. I added cornstartch to some of the juice and returned it to the oven to glaze and thicken the chicken - wonderful!