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Italian Chicken Paillard

Italian Chicken Paillard

Pounded chicken breast marinate in olive oil and rosemary.

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts pound breasts to 1/8" thick between two sheets parchment or waxed
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Fresh rosemary chopped
  • 2 whole(s) Lemon peel shaved
  • juice from two whole lemons squeezed
  • sea salt, to taste ground


Place chicken breasts on non-reactive platter. Drizzle olive oil on top. Cover first side evenly with fresh rosemary, lemon peel, lemon juice and cracked sea salt. Flip chicken breasts and repeat with remaining ingredients. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 4 hours. May be made ahead and marinate overnight.

Heat bbq grill. Grill chicken breasts about 4 minutes per side.

Serve hot from the grill, with orzo or couscous.

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