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Marinated lemon Chicken Breasts

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Serves 8 | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 30 to 40 minutes


3 garlic cloves, minced
1 T. canola oil
1 T. sugar
1 T. chopped fresh rosemary
2 Tsp. fresh thyme
2 tsp. finely grated lemon rind
3/4 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper, divided
1 tsp. salt, divided
4 (14 ounce) bone-in chicken breasts, cut in half crosswise
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 T. olive oil
1 T. red wine vinegar
2 tsp. honey mustard

Combine garlic, oil, sugar, rosemary, thyme, lemon rind, 1/4 tsp. of pepper and 1/2 tsp. salt in a large bowl: add chicken and toss until chicken is well coated: cover and refrigerate overnight or up to 24 hours.

Preheat broiler or grill.

Place chicken on a large rimmed baking sheet or grill rack. Broil or grill 16 minutes, turning once.

Meanwhile, combine lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, honey mustard, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper in a medium bowl; whisk.

Baste chicken and lemon juice mixture.

Broil 8 more minutes, turning and basting twice, until instant read meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of breast registers 165F.

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