Simple Grilled Chicken Recipe
This Simple Grilled Chicken Recipe has a lemon, garlic, and herb marinade that makes for the absolute best grilled chicken. You'll make this recipe again and again!
Servings: 4 chicken breasts
- 2 lemons juiced (about 1/4 cup)
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 3-4 garlic cloves crushed
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, basil, oregano, salt, pepper, and garlic.
Place chicken breasts into a large resealable plastic bag or shallow dish. Pour marinade over chicken.
Marinate in the refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes, or up to 8 hours.
Heat an outdoor grill over medium-high heat, about 400 degrees.
Grill chicken for 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
Remove from grill and let rest 5 minutes before serving.
Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 423mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 30.7mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.2mg