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Grilled Lemon Chicken is tender pieces of chicken breast with lemon flavor. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com
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Grilled Lemon Chicken

This Grilled Lemon Chicken is so tender and juicy and packed with citrusy lemon flavor. The addition of garlic and onion adds a whole other depth of flavor to this refreshing and healthy piece of chicken.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon dried minced onion (or freshly diced white onion)
  • 6 medium boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  • In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper and onion.
    Add chicken breasts to the marinade. Turn to coat- making sure all chicken is covered in marinade. Cover with lid. Place in fridge to marinate at least 2 hours or up to 8 hours.
    Prepare grill for medium heat. Drain chicken; discarding marinade.
    Place chicken on grill rack then cover grill with lid. Grill on first side for 7 minutes. Turn over and grill another 7 minutes, or until cooked thoroughly and internal temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
    Serve immediately and enjoy!