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Marinated Lemon Chicken Breasts


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  • For Marinade and Chicken:
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tblsp canola oil
  • 1 Tblsp sugar
  • 1 Tblsp chopped rosemary
  • 2 tsps thyme
  • 2 tsps grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • For Basting Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tblsp olive oil
  • 1 Tblsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsps honey mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


Servings 4


Step 1

To prepare marinade, combine garlic, oil, sugar, rosemary, thyme, lemon rind, pepper, and salt in a large bowl. Add chicken and toss until chicken is well coated; cover and refrigerate overnight or up to 24 hours. To prepare basting sauce, combine lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, honey mustard, salt, and pepper in medium bowl; whisk. Grill chicken 16 minutes, turning once. Baste chicken with lemon juice mixture. Grill 8 more minutes, turning and basting twice until a meat thermometer inserted into chicken registers 165 degrees. Discard extra marinade and basting sauce.

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