Broiled (Or Barbecued) Chicken With Lemon

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

This recipe is adapted from Perfect Greek a collection of essential recipes. You can broil the chicken or grill on the back yard barbecue. Note: The times indicated do not include marinating time of at least 2 hours.

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  1. Prick the skin of the chicken quarters all over with a fork. Place the chicken in a zip bag and add the lemon juice, oil, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper. Reserve the zest for garnishing later.
  2. Close the bag and shake and squish contents to mix well and coat the chicken. Let rest in the refrigerator at least 2 hours.
  3. Preheat the broiler or barbecue. Baste chicken with marinade periodically and broil or grill at least 30 - 40 minutes, or until done (the juices will run clear when pierced with a skewer).
  4. Serve hot, with lemon zest sprinkled over the chicken.