Lemon Chili Chicken Recipe

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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Ratings (5)

This simple, quick and easy chicken recipe cooked on the grill has tons of flavor. If you like your grilled chicken tangy, spicy and with a southwestern flair, this dish is perfect for your taste buds.

What You'll Need

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken in heavy-duty zip-lock food storage bag.
  2. Add chicken; close bag and zip to close.
  3. Place in bowl or baking dish and refrigerate for 2 to 6 hours.
  4. When ready to cook, prepare and preheat grill. Cook chicken for 12 to 17 minutes, turning once and brushing frequently with marinade until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Discard remaining marinade.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1319
Total Fat 77 g
Saturated Fat 21 g
Unsaturated Fat 33 g
Cholesterol 418 mg
Sodium 547 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 134 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)