Grilled Lemon Chicken

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Marinate:
1 hr
Grill:
12 mins
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Grilled Lemon Chicken

Ingredients
4
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/4 pounds total)
1/2
cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4
cup lemon juice
1
tablespoon finely snipped fresh lemon thyme or thyme
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
2
lemons, halved
 
Fresh lemon thyme or thyme sprigs, optional

Directions

  1. Place the chicken in a resealable plastic bag in a shallow bowl. For marinade, in a small bowl stir together chicken broth, lemon peel, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon thyme, and pepper. Pour over chicken. Seal bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours, turning bag occasionally. Drain chicken, reserving marinade.
  2. Grill chicken on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 12 to 15 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees degrees F), turning and brushing with marinade halfway through grilling. Discard any remaining marinade. Add lemon halves to grill for the last 3 minutes of grilling.
  3. Serve chicken with grilled lemons and, if desired, top with additional fresh thyme. Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Facts

(Grilled Lemon Chicken)
    Per serving:
  • 161 kcal cal.,
  • 2 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 82 mg chol.,
  • 140 mg sodium,
  • 1 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 0 g sugar,
  • 33 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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