Spicy, zesty chicken

Spicy, Zesty Chicken

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This is a great zesty, spicy, flavorful chicken. You can add more or less red pepper flakes, it all depends on how spicy you want it.


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr 10 Min
10 Min


  • 1/3 c
    olive or canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated lemon zest
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    fresh oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
    or more red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 6
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts

How to Make Spicy, zesty chicken


  1. In lg shallow bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, oregano, red pepper flakes, salt & pepper. Add chicken to bowl, turn to coat.
  2. Cover, refrigerate 1 hr to marinate. Turn occasionally. Oil grill grates and heat to med-high heat. Discard marinade.
  3. Grill chicken 6-8 min per side. I sprinkle a few red pepper flakes on top.

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About Spicy, zesty chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #spicy #zesty

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