Lemon Thyme Chicken

Lemon Thyme Chicken
Lemon Thyme Chicken. Sabrina Baksh/Regarding BBQ, Inc.
  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
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This is a quick and easy way to prepare tender and delicious chicken breasts. Grill them hot and fast and enjoy ​with your favorite side dish. For best results, try flattening the chicken to nearly half its thickness by covering with plastic wrap and using a kitchen mallet or rolling pin. This allows the marinade to penetrate more efficiently. 

What You'll Need

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL​ olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL chopped​ fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.75 mL black pepper

How to Make It

1. Combine oil, lemon juice, thyme, salt, black pepper and garlic in a small bowl. Place chicken into a resealable plastic bag and cover with mixture. Seal bag and allow the chicken to marinate in the refrigerator for 1-4 hours.   

2. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Place chicken on the grill and cook for 12-14 minutes, turning halfway through cooking time. Discard any remaining marinade.  Chicken breasts must reach a safe temperature of 165 degrees in the thickest part before they are considered fully cooked.

 Once they reach this temperature, remove from heat, place onto a plate and let meat rest for a few minutes before serving.

3. Slice and serve in wraps and over salads.  These grilled chicken breasts are perfect for clean eating, high protein, and low carb diets. 

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1305
Total Fat 77 g
Saturated Fat 21 g
Unsaturated Fat 33 g
Cholesterol 418 mg
Sodium 694 mg
Carbohydrates 12 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.)