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Friday, April 25, 2014

Lemon Garlic Marinade


We've had some beautiful weather the past few weekends. We've fired up the grill for lunch several times. We made this chicken last weekend, and it was SO delicious. The marinade is super simple and  has tons of great flavor. You can use any type of chicken you have on hand. We used chicken breasts, but this would also be delicious on chicken thighs or even drumsticks. A tip on grilling chicken breasts - pound the chicken to an even thickness before marinating. It helps to cook the chicken evenly and not have the skinny end dry out while waiting on the thicker end to cook.




Lemon Garlic Marinade
serves 4
(Printable Recipe)


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 tsp dijon mustard
  • 6 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts

Whisk together olive oil, dijon mustard, garlic, salt, pepper and lemon. Pour over chicken and refrigerate for 2-12 hours.

Remove chicken from marinade and grill until done.


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1 comment:

  1. Looks delicious Steph! Can't wait for this rainy week to end so we can bust out the grill :)

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