Lemon Garlic Grilled Chicken

Nutrition & Movement

Lemon Garlic Grilled Chicken


Looking for a healthy recipe to feed a crowd at your next cookout? Try this simple chicken preparation and serve with a tossed salad or green beans.

Ingredients:

  • 4-5 pounds chicken pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon adobo seasoning or seasoned salt
  • 6 lemons
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Directions:

  1. Season chicken pieces with salt, pepper, oregano and adobo seasoning. Place in large airtight container.
  2. Slice lemons and onions and add to chicken. Add vinegar.
  3. Smash garlic cloves with back of a spoon to break open and add to chicken.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over chicken.
  5. Close container and shake vigorously. Refrigerate overnight or up to 2 days.
  6. Shake container again before grilling to coat chicken evenly with lemon oil.
  7. Heat grill to medium heat. Place chicken on grill, cover with onions and lemons if desired.
  8. Grill until slightly blackened.
  9. Note: Do NOT put cooked chicken back in the lemon oil or container that held uncooked chicken.

This recipe is courtesy of Gourmandize.com.

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