Grilled Lemon Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Grilled Lemon Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Grilled Lemon Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mallaire

Makes 4 servings



A touch of Dijon mustard adds a bit of zest to this delicious grilled chicken recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Grilled Lemon Chicken

1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
2 tablespoons garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
12 oz chicken breast

Recipe Directions for Grilled Lemon Chicken

  1. In a bowl, mix the lemon juice, olive oil, dijon mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. set aside 1/4 cup of mixture to use for basting. Place chicken in the bowl, and marinate at least 20 minutes in the refrigerator.

  2. Preheat grill or grill pan to high heat

  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Drain and discard marinade from the bowl, and place chicken on grill. Cook 6-8 minutes on each side, until juices run clear. Baste occasionally with reserved marinade.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Grill, Marinade, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 127.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
274
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.7g
26%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
72mg
24%
Sodium
397mg
17%
Potassium
267mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
3.4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
26.9g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
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