Lemon Grilled Chicken

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Who: White County Home and Community Education, Norris City, IL
Cost: $10.75 including shipping
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Send checks to: Ruth Norris,
163 Co. Rd. 700N, Norris City, IL 62869
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Lemon Grilled Chicken


  • 1 lemon
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 T. Fresh parsley chopped, plus extra ssprigs for garnish
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp. dried marjoram
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Black pepper
  • 4 about 6 oz. each Boneless skinless chicken breasts


  • Use a peeler to remove strips of zest from half of the lemon, then trim into fine strips with a small knife. Reserve and set aside.
  • Grate the other side of the lemon to make 1 T. zest.
  • Finally, squeeze the juice from the lemon into a large bowl.
  • Add the lemon zest, oil, garlic, parsley, thyme, marjoram, salt and pepper and mix.
  • Add the chicken breasts to bowl and spoon the marinade over the chicken until well coated. Cover and chill for 30 minutes or overnight.
  • Preheat the griddle, grill or broiler to medium heat. Put the chicken pieces on the griddle, reserving marinade.
  • Cook chicken until cooked through, about 10 minutes on each side, brushing with reserved marinade 2 to 3 times. Discard marinade.
  • When done, sprinkle with reserved lemon strips and serve immediately garnished with parsley sprigs.