Grilled Lemon Chicken

Ed Mayfield


If looking for a light, tasty dish to be accompanied by some fresh veggies or salad, this one will fill the bill. The original recipe called for overnight marinating, but two hours gave me a wonderful taste.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
10 Min


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  • 2
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts, halved, butterfly-style
  • 1/3 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    montreal steak seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemmon pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning

How to Make Grilled Lemon Chicken


  1. Combine all ingredients, except chicken in a bowl.
  2. Cut chicken breasts in half, butterfly-style, creating two thin pieces of chicken from each breast.
  3. Place chicken pieces in a zip lock bag and pour the marinate over. Close bag and massage chicken to insure marinate covers each piece. Refrigerate and massage chicken several times over a period of two or more hours.
  4. Place chicken on a pre-heated grill, cooking for about five minutes per side.

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About Grilled Lemon Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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