Lemon Chicken

"Boneless skinless chicken breasts marinated in a lemon marinade."
 
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Lemon Chicken created by lazyme
Ready In:
25mins
Ingredients:
6
Yields:
4 chicken breasts
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Combine lemon juice, brown sugar, olive oil, garlic, and oregano.
  • Mix well. Can be made earlier in the day and refrigerated, and re-mixed prior to adding to the chicken.
  • Pierce chicken beasts with a fork twice on each side.
  • Combine chicken and marinade and let sit at room temperature (or refrigerated) for 20 - 30 minutes.
  • Preheat BBQ or Oven to 400 degrees. Cook on BBQ 8 minutes each side, or in oven approximately the same on a broiler pan to allow any fat or marinade to escape (time for both BBQ and Oven can differ from these times (i.e. BBQ - outside temp can affect the internal heat of the BBQ. General rule is to cook until juices run clear.
  • ***This can also be made on an indoor grill if you have one. I've done that and it turned out great. You can probably broil it but I've never tried.

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  1. Tys Kitchen
    Fast, easy, healthy - what more would you want?
     
  2. LARavenscroft
    Made for I Recommend Tag. This is wonderful chicken and has a bright lemon flavor. My DD couldn't stop raving about it. We used six boneless skinless thighs (my favorite piece of chicken) instead of breasts. The only change that I would make to this recipe next time I make it would be to add a little bit of salt to the marinade. Thanks for posting this Chef at Heart!
     
  3. atlfitgirl
    My BF and I liked the tanginess of the lemon with the sweetness of the brown sugar. I didn't have any chicken breasts so I used thighs and drumsticks... We like dark meat better anyway!!! The only other thing I did differently was add in about 1 TBS of lemon zest. Marinated for about 1hr and then grilled them on the BBQ... The skin crisped up so nice b/c of the sugar caramelizing... I spritzed it with a little more lemon juice right before serving... so yummy!!! Served it with some wild rice and a green salad for a quick and easy weeknight meal. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Lemon Chicken Created by lazyme
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    Lemon Chicken Created by lazyme

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