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. Add chicken; close bag and zip to close. Place in bowl or baking dish and refrigerate for 2-6 hours.

2. When ready to cook, prepare and preheat grill. Cook chicken for 12-17 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.)