Lemon Chili Chicken

Red chilli and powder
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
275 Calories
12g Fat
3g Carbs
38g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 275
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 501mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 389mg 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, 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.


  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed 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 medium boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken in a 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.

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