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Marinated Lemon Grilled Herb Crusted Chicken Breast Recipe

Grilling is the easiest way to cook. There is no mess to clean in a pan, no worries with cooking in grease or fat and then it's still is flavorful and tender. Here is a quick marinade to make sure you have the finest grilling experience for that breast of chicken. The herbs are added later with an olive oil brushing to frost it with.


4 large thick chicken breasts boneless
Marinade:
2 fresh squeezed lemons (saving the juice)
3 minced garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon sea salt or regular
1/2 teaspoon black freshly grated pepper
pinch of cayenne pepper
3 tablespoon olive oil
zip lock bag gallon size

Place the chicken in a zip lock bag with all the above ingredients and refrigerate overnight or at least 3 hours.

Heat the grill to hot.  Cook chicken breasts until juices run clear around 12 minutes on each side on high.

Topping:
In a small bowl mix 4 tablespoons olive oil, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons minced chopped parsley, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder,  pinch of dried basil, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, 1 tablespoon white wine or sherry, 1/4 teaspoon each red pepper flakes,  black pepper, salt and 1 tablespoon grating cheese.  Mix all together, brush the chicken after its cooked and serve. You can also use this as a dipping sauce. If it gets too dry add more olive oil.

For more grilled recipes:

Grilled  Lemon Shrimp
Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken
Grilled Lime Chicken
Grilled Pizza
Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Kabobs
Grilled Eggplant
Grilled Scallops
Grilled Herb Crusted Chicken
Grilled Ham
Grilled Portabello 
Grilled Wings
Grilled Beer Chicken
Grilled Porterhouse
Grilled Blackened Pompano
Grilled Wahoo
Grilled Lime Redfish
Grilled Meatballs
Grilled Lemon Salmon 
Grilled Pineapple Brown Sugar Salmon
Grilling Roundup
Grilled Chili Chicken and Steak Kabobs
Grilled Balsamic Chicken
Grilled Fish with Lime Dill Butter
Grilling Roundup
Grilled Chicken Whiskey Barbecue
Grilled Rosemary Lamb Kabobs
Grilled Portobello Balsamic Mushroom Sandwich
Grilled Rum Jerk Chicken
Grilled Southwest Chicken with Tequilla

+claudia lamascolo  Author

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