Grilled Lemon Chicken

May 01, 2014 | Recipes | 0 comments | Author:

Grilled Lemon Chicken
Tired of the usual grilled chicken? Ready for a twist on taste without affecting the waist? Well, look no further! I have a recipe for you that is sure to please your friends, family members and even those who are the most finicky about what they eat. This can all be accomplished without any worries of exceeding your calorie budget. The recipe is quick, fun, easy and even allows you the ability to let your miniature chefs help with the prep. Please feel free to share the following recipe with everyone who you love!

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Prep Time
20 min

Cook Time
20 min

Total Time
40 min

Prep Time
20 min

Cook Time
20 min

Total Time
40 min

Ingredients
4 Skinless Chicken Breasts (cut into halves)
1 juiced lemon, slightly zested (¾ cup of lemon juice may be used as substitution)
1 bunch of finely chopped fresh cilantro (dried cilantro may be used as substitution)
1 teaspoon of oregano
1 teaspoon of honey
1 teaspoon of lemon pepper
1 teaspoon of vinegar
¼ cup of dry white wine (optional)
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 pinch of salt and pepper (optional)

Instructions
1. Slice your chicken into halves or even tenders, if desired. Make sure to keep those hands clean in between steps when handling uncooked chicken. (Washing the lemon before using may be a good idea as well).
2. Create a mixture of the lemon juice (hold the zest for later), honey, lemon pepper, vinegar, wine (optional), and olive oil.
3. Place the marinating chicken in a (preferably glass) dish.
4. Place the uncooked chicken inside of the mixture for approximately 1 hour, covered and refrigerated.
5. Depending on the type of grill you have, you may need to add aluminum foil or lightly spray it with cooking spray.
6. Once the chicken has completely marinated, remove it from your mixture and place it on the grill. (Make sure your grill is good and hot!)
7. Sprinkle ½ of the cilantro and oregano on each side as you grill.
8. Grill for approximately 5 minutes per side, or until cooked thoroughly.
9. Garnish the chicken with your lemon zest.
10. Once the chicken is completely cooked, sprinkle salt and pepper onto it, if desired.

Notes
Enjoy with brown rice and your favorite low carb veggie. I often like to give my family a choice of veggies. Some of our favorites are steamed broccoli or asparagus.
Enjoy!

Tricia Dixon http://triciadixon.com/

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Tricia is a wife of 20 years, Mom to 9 children (6 biological & 3 adopted from Ethiopia) who has gone from surviving to thriving, helping others find health in their body mind/heart and financially. Tricia has gone from having husband traveling all week, every week, to living a life they once only dreamed of. Giving hope & inspiration to those who are ready to go after the life of their dreams. You can read more about Tricia on her co-branded site Team Dixon as well as her website Finding What Matters Most and connect with her on her Facebook page and Twitter @TriciaDixon.

 

 






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