/ Main Dishes
black pepper, coarsely ground
chicken cut into quarters
How to Make Lemon Grilled Chicken
1In a small saucepan, combine lemon juice, sugar, olive oil, bay leaf, salt, basil, poultry seasoning and pepper.
2Place over low heat and cook, stirring, 2 to 3 minutes.
3Cool to room temperature.
4Place chicken, skin-side down, in a single layer in a 13 by 9 inch baking dish.
5Pour lemon-juice mixture over chicken.
6Let stand at room temperature 2 to 3 hours.
7Prepare chicken, skin-side down, on grill 4 to 6 inches above heat.
8Grill 7 minutes or until browned.
9Brush with marinade and turn skin-side up and grill about 7 minutes.
10Turn and brush with marinade.
11Continue grilling white meat about 10 minutes longer, dark meat 15 to 20 minutes longer, turning and basting with marinade frequently.
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