Lemon-Grilled Chicken Breasts

Lemon-Grilled Chicken Breasts Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Save three of these grilled chicken breast halves to make our Hearts of Romaine Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken. Garnish the plate with grilled lemon slices.

Yield:

7 servings (serving size: 1 breast half)

Recipe from

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Nutritional Information

Calories 159
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 29.5 g
Carbohydrate 0.5 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 218 mg
Calcium 16 mg

Ingredients

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
7 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes, turning occasionally. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt and pepper.

3. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until done.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Diane Morgan,

August 2008
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