Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken

"Found this recipe way back in the Taste of Home's Quick Cooking magazine and tweaked it for my family's taste. I have pounded the chicken breasts before I marinated them and fixed them on the Foreman Grill. It takes little time to prepare marinade but it needs to marinate for 6-8 hours then cook for 1 hour or until the chicken juice is clear."
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  • In a large plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients; mix well. Remove 1/4 cup for basting and refrigerate.
  • Add chicken to the bag; seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 6-8 hours.
  • Drain and discard the marinade from chicken. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 20 minutes. Baste with the reserved marinade. Grill 20-30 minutes longer or until juices run clear, basting and turning several times.
  • The original recipe said you can bake the chicken in the oven for 50-60 minutes at 350 degree oven uncovered in a greased 13"x9" pan. (Turns out great!).

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  1. WiGal
    Simply delicious! Made as posted. Love recipes that use ingredients that I have on hand. Thank you mamasmurf for posting.
  2. nemokitty
    This came out very good! I upped the garlic to 4 cloves and used my homegrown Meyers lemons. Loved it! I baked it in the oven instead of grilling. Made for PAC Spring 2012.
  3. sugarpea
    Delicious when grilled and 1 hour marinating time was sufficient to impart flavor and tenderness to boneless, skinless, pounded-to-even-thinness breast halves.
  4. mums the word
    This marinade imparts a nice lemon/garlic flavour and the chicken was very moist. I used bone-in breasts and baked it in the oven for about 30 minutes, then DH finished it on the grill. I am sure I will be making this again many times this summer. Made for Spring PAC 2014. Thanks for a great recipe.
  5. gailanng
    A delicious recipe that reminds me of summer. And all too soon we'll be slapping at mosquitoes and blaming the humidity. *PAC Spring 2013*


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