Lemon-Garlic Chicken

Nothing beats the tantalizing aroma of marinated chicken on the grill! Try this version that's fresh as can be with lemon, garlic and spices.

  • prep time 1 hr 5 min
  • total time 2 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

3/4
cup water
1/3
cup olive or vegetable oil
Grated fresh peel from 1 lemon (about 2 tablespoons)
1/4
cup fresh lemon juice
1
tablespoon garlic-pepper blend
1
teaspoon salt
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cut-up whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
  • 1 In 1-gallon resealable heavy-duty plastic food-storage bag, mix all ingredients except chicken. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat with marinade. Refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 24 hours, turning bag occasionally, to marinate.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade.
  • 3 Place chicken, skin sides up, on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 minutes. Turn chicken. Cover grill; cook 20 to 40 minutes longer, turning occasionally, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest piece is cut to bone (170°F for breasts; 180°F for thighs and drumsticks).
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    130mg
    130%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    0g
    0%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    40g
    40%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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