Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken Breast
For the Chicken
- 6 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
For the Lemon Garlic Marinade
- 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 2/3 cup olive oil
In a medium-size bowl, combine garlic, oregano, mustard, salt, hot pepper flakes, black pepper, lemon juice and olive oil.
Place chicken breasts into a plastic zip-top bag. Pour marinade into the bag, seal and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours.
Preheat grill to 400°F.
Place chicken breasts on hot grill grates. Cook until the internal temperature reaches 165°F, 8 to 10 minutes per side.
Remove chicken from the grill and rest for 10 minutes.
Hot TipGiving your meat the time, it needs to rest allows juices to redistribute, retaining moisture for tender meat. The internal temperature will continue to rise 10 to 15 degrees until it levels out and then begins to fall.
Serve with Grilled Asparagus for a light and refreshing meal.
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