Grilled Lemon Chicken 1


IMG_8316This is by far a household favorite, especially in the summertime when the weather is warm and the fresh herbs are plentiful. For packing loads of flavor, the prep on this dish is also really quick, so don’t be intimidated by the ingredients list. This is one of those ‘recipes that isn’t really a recipe’ type deals, since you can modify to your heart’s delight! We happen to really love basil in our house, so I add a lot of chopped basil to my marinade. I am also growing lemon thyme in the garden this year and I’m obsessed with adding it to every dish, and it really adds something special. I love making this grilled lemon chicken for guests, and it goes with a variety of different sides. There’s never a leftover in sight! 

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Grilled Lemon Chicken
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup organic olive oil
  2. 4-5 small garlic cloves
  3. Zest of one whole lemon
  4. Juice of two whole lemons (squeezed)
  5. Hefty shake of black pepper
  6. Big pinch of sea salt
  7. Fresh basil
  8. Fresh rosemary
  9. Fresh lemon thyme
  10. Fresh parsley
  11. Fresh garlic chives
  12. Fresh sage
  13. 4 organic chicken breasts (or thighs)
Instructions
  1. Chop fresh herbs and mince garlic (I use a press), and set aside.
  2. In a large glass bowl, combine olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon zest, and lemon.
  3. Add fresh garlic and chopped herbs, and mix to combine into a marinade.
  4. Place chicken in bowl and rub herb mixture onto the meat.
  5. Cover with plastic and put in fridge until ready to grill.
  6. Grill over low-medium heat until done.
Adapted from It's All Good
Adapted from It's All Good
Northwest Healthy Mama http://nwhealthymama.com/
 As always, eat with appreciation and enjoy with those you love. 

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About Andrea Laughery

Andrea is a fifth grade teacher turned stay at home mom who lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Her heart is held by one red-bearded man and two precious little souls. She loves the great outdoors, gardening, reading, adventures, babies, motherhood, and traveling. Keep up with Andrea on her daily Instagram Feed, or check out her blog And The Heart


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