Lemon Grilled Chicken

Lemon Grilled Chicken Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, coarsely ground
  • 3 lb
    chicken cut into quarters

How to Make Lemon Grilled Chicken

Step-by-Step

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

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About Lemon Grilled Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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