Grilled Lemon Chicken

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Lemon chicken is an easy to make Indian chicken recipe. The tanginess of lemon imparts a fresh flavour to the recipe.

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  • 4 - skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/3 cup - lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup - olive oil
  • 1 tbsp - Dijon mustard
  • 2 - large cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1/4 tsp - ground black pepper

How to Make Grilled Lemon Chicken

  • In a bowl, mix the lemon juice, olive oil, dijon mustard, garlic, red bell pepper, salt, and pepper.
  • Set aside 0.25 cup of the mixture to use for basting.
  • Place chicken in the bowl and marinate at least 20 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat grill for high heat.
  • Lightly oil grill grate. Drain and discard marinade from the bowl, and place chicken on the grill.
  • Cook 6 to 8 minutes on each side, until juices run clear, basting occasionally with the reserved marinade.