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Rosemary Lemon Chicken
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Grilled Rosemary Lemon Chicken Breasts

This flavorful chicken has an aromatic marinade that's easy to prep. 
Course any meal, dinner, entree, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 166kcal
Author Paula

Ingredients

  • 1 medium lemon juiced and zested
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or avocado oil or coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary chopped finely, more if you want it stronger
  • 2 medium cloves garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • 2 pounds chicken breasts bone-in and skin-on (you can also use thighs or legs)

Instructions

  • Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl, or place all ingredients in a mason jar, cover, and shake until well combined.
  • Place chicken in a resealable bag and pour marinade on top. Toss gently to coat chicken. Set aside for about 20-30 minutes.
  • Preheat grill to medium to medium-high.Remove chicken from marinade and pat with paper towels to remove excess marinade. Grill chicken about 7-8 minutes per side or until cooked through. The time can vary wildly depending on the grill and thickness of the chicken pieces. 
  • Remove from grill, cover gently with aluminum foil and let it rest about 10 minutes or so if desired, before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 277mg | Potassium: 443mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 38IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg