Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 6 mins

This is super easy and an excellent quick dinner.


  1. Heat the grill over medium high heat.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine lemon zest and juice with extra-virgin olive oil. Reserve 1/4 of the marinade.
  3. Coat chicken tenders in marinade and season generously on both sides with coarse black pepper. Season chicken tenders lightly with salt.
  4. Cook tenders in 2 or 3 batches, a single layer, in a very hot grill.
  5. Chicken tenders will cook 3 minutes on each side. Transfer to a serving platter and brush with the reserved marinade.
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Lemon is my favorite flavor...this is a great recipe!! I served it with your Lemon/poppyseed noodles Lemon Poppy Seed Noodles wonderful!! Thank you for another recipe that we will be using again and again!

katie in the UP May 12, 2006