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Quick Grilled Lemon Herbed Chicken Cutlets

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1-1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
3 cloves of garlic
1 tsp dried basil
1/2-1 tsp salt
1/4-1 tsp ground pepper

-Mince garlic and juice lemon

-Cut chicken breast in half lengthwise

-Place chicken breast half between two pieces of plastic wrap or in a plastic storage bag and pound with a heavy pot until it is ¼ - ½ inch thick. Repeat with remaining chicken breast half

-Mix the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, basil, salt and pepper in a large baking dish or bowl until well blended

-Add the chicken and turn to coat with the spice mixture

-Let marinate at room temperature for 10-20 minutes. (You can also pound and season the chicken up to a day before you’re going to grill the chicken – just cover the bowl with plastic wrap and keep it in the fridge)

-Heat a grill to medium temperature

-Remove the chicken breast from the marinade and discard the marinade

-Grill the chicken until browned and cook through (2-3 minutes per side)

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