Lemon Basil Chicken (Or Shrimp)

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

Chicken breasts (or shrimp) marinated in a lemon & basil sauce. Low fat, easy to make on either the outdoor grill, indoor grill, or broiler. If you chop the chicken into bite-sized pieces, this also makes a nice stir fry. Note that the "cooking time" listed includes 60 minutes of marinating time. Note that the nutritional info calculated for this recipe isn't quite accurate, as a vast majority of the marinade is discarded!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grate the lemon peel off of the lemon, and add it to a plastic gallon size sealing bag.
  2. Juice the lemon, and add the juice to the bag.
  3. Add the Olive oil, pepper, salt, white wine vinegar to the bag and mix all of the ingredients thoroughly.
  4. Add the chicken (or shrimp) to the bag, mix it thoroughly, and let marinate for at least one hour, or as long as overnight.
  5. Cook on a grill, under a broiler, or (if the chicken is cut up) in a stirfry. Grill time is about 4-5 minutes per side for chicken.
  6. I like to serve this with rice and a salad with a creamy dressing.

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