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Lemon-Garlic Chicken

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

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)

Steps

  • 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).
  • 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).

Expert Tips

Garlic-pepper blend is a combination of garlic powder, salt and pepper. Look for the seasoning in the dry spices and herbs section of the grocery store.

Serve with couscous and sliced zucchini, summer squash and carrots.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
40g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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