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Lemon-Grilled Chicken Breasts

Lemon-Grilled Chicken Breasts
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Yield

7 servings (serving size: 1 breast half)

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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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