Simple Grilled Chicken Recipe

Simple Grilled Chicken Recipe

Prep Time Prep: 5m Cook Time Cook: 15m Total Time Total: 20m

Yield: 4 chicken breasts

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This Simple Grilled Chicken Recipe has a lemon, garlic, and herb marinade that makes for the absolute best grilled chicken. You'll make this recipe again and again!

  • 2 lemons (juiced (about 1/4 cup))
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3-4 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, basil, oregano, salt, pepper, and garlic.
  2. Place chicken breasts into a large resealable plastic bag or shallow dish. Pour marinade over chicken.
  3. Marinate in the refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes, or up to 8 hours.
  4. Heat an outdoor grill over medium-high heat, about 400 degrees.
  5. Grill chicken for 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  6. Remove from grill and let rest 5 minutes before serving.

Ingredients

  • 2 lemons (juiced (about 1/4 cup))
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3-4 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, basil, oregano, salt, pepper, and garlic.
  2. Place chicken breasts into a large resealable plastic bag or shallow dish. Pour marinade over chicken.
  3. Marinate in the refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes, or up to 8 hours.
  4. Heat an outdoor grill over medium-high heat, about 400 degrees.
  5. Grill chicken for 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  6. Remove from grill and let rest 5 minutes before serving.