MARINATED LEMON CHICKEN BREASTS

 

  • Cooking Time: 30 to 40 minutes
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

I love to keep recipes cut out of magazines or newspaper and then sometime later will get around to making them. This is one of those recipes

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