Grilled Lemon Chicken

 In Compass Media Kitchen, Family, Health and Fitness


Makes: 6 servings            Prep: 10 minutes             Marinate: 2 hours                        Grill: 12 minutes

2-3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon white vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3/4 teaspoon salt, plus more for serving
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
6 boneless, skinless chicken-breast halves (2 1/2 pounds), pounded slightly
1 lemon, thinly sliced
1/3 cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved

1. For dressing, whisk together lemon juice, vinegar, dill, basil, honey, mustard, pepper and 3/4 teaspoon salt. In a slow stream, whisk in oil.
2. Place chicken in a large resealable bag. Add 1/3 cup of the dressing and half the lemon slices. Seal bag; refrigerate 2 hours, turning at least once. Reserve remaining dressing, stirring in olives and remaining lemon slices.
3. Discard marinade and grill chicken over medium-hot coals 5 to 6 minutes per side.
4. Place chicken on a platter and drizzle with dressing; season with salt to taste.

Nutrition facts per serving: 347 calories, 44g protein, 7g carbohydrate, 15g fat (2g saturated), 0g fiber

Grilled Lemon Chicken

 

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