Grilled Lemon-Rosemary Chicken

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Rosemary

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 14 mins
Total: 29 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Yield: 4 chicken breasts
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
271 Calories
11g Fat
4g Carbs
38g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 271
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 358mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 16mg 82%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 361mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This simple grilled chicken breast in this recipe can be served with grilled vegetables or sliced and used in salads. 


  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

  • 2 tablespoons (30 millilitersolive oil

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) fresh rosemary, finely chopped

  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon (2 1/2 milliliters) sea salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon (2 1/2 milliliters) freshly ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place chicken breasts in a shallow glass dish or resealable plastic bag.

  3. Combine rosemary, garlic, black pepper, olive oil, and salt in a small bowl.

  4. Pour mixture onto chicken, cover or seal, and place in refrigerator for 30 to 45 minutes.

  5. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Place chicken breast on a lightly oiled grill rack and cook for 7 minutes per side. Cook times may vary depending on the thickness and size of the chicken breast.

  6. When the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 F, remove from heat and serve.  

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