Grilled Lemon Ginger Chicken

Grilled chicken
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  • 33 mins
  • Prep: 13 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 to 6
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If you're looking for healthy and delicious lemon ginger grilled chicken, then this recipe for you. These chicken breasts are perfect for a green salad or in wraps.

What You'll Need

  • 4-6 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 1/2/7.5 mL teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Place chicken breasts in a large resealable plastic bag.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over chicken.
  3. Seal bag and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Preheat the grill for medium heat.
  5. Remove chicken from bag and reserve marinade.
  6. Place chicken on a lightly oiled grill grate and brush with marinade 2-3 times during the first half of the cooking time.
  7. Cook chicken for 20 minutes or until temperature reaches 165 F (75 C) at the center (or thickest) part of the breast. 
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 1274
    Total Fat 75 g
    Saturated Fat 20 g
    Unsaturated Fat 31 g
    Cholesterol 418 mg
    Sodium 596 mg
    Carbohydrates 10 g
    Dietary Fiber 1 g
    Protein 133 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)