Mediterranean Lemon Grilled Chicken

Mediterranean Lemon Grilled Chicken
This delicious chicken recipe is lemony, herby and the perfect pairing for any dinner. Slice and serve over a salad or pasta dish or with a side of veggies. Once you’ve made this once this chicken recipe will be an easy dinner staple.

Ingredients:

1 pound organic boneless skinless chicken breasts
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 lemon, juiced
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup parsley
A generous pinch of Salt & Pepper*Serve over a salad, rice pilaf or couscous with raisins

Instructions:

  • Pound chicken breast to roughly 3/4 inch (to do this place chicken breast in ziplock bag, and smash it using something heavy like a rolling pin)
  • Place pounded chicken breast in a mixing bowl
  • In a food processor add the garlic, lemon, oil, parsley, salt and pepper – pulse until it forms a sauce
  • Pour the sauce over the pounded chicken, cover and place in the fridge for a minimum of 1 hour – the longer the better, this is great to food prep and marinate overnight.
  • Using a grill, grill pan or regular pan on the stove cook for 5 minutes per side
  • Note: If you try to turn the chicken and it feels stuck, it isn’t ready to be flipped – it will unstick itself once ready to flip. When the internal temperature is 165°F it is safe to eat.
  • Serve with your choice of sides and enjoy!
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