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Lemon Basil Grilled Chicken


Lemon plus spice is by far our favorite chicken marinade. This time it was Basil but right up there equal to Basil is Rosemary and Thyme.

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  • 1/2 cup EVOO (extra virgin olive oil)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest (optional)
  • 1-2 Tbsp. fresh chopped basil, rosemary or thyme
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts


Servings 4
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Step 1

Combine and mix EVOO, lemon juice, zest, basil and salt in a gallon size Ziploc bag. Add chicken breast and remove air. Let marinade 30 minutes to 1 hour before grilling. Grill using your favorite method and ENJOY!

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