Grilled Chicken Recipe

This lemon herb chicken combines chicken breasts with lemon zest, garlic and sage.

Summer 2016

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    Lemon-Sage Chicken seasoned and cooked on the grill.
    Photo by oksix
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Yield: 6 servings

Grilled Chicken Recipe


• 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
• 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
• 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
• 3 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
• 1 clove garlic, crushed
• 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
• 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
• 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts


1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice and zest, sage, garlic, sea salt and pepper. Pour mixture into a shallow baking dish.

2. Place chicken breasts in marinade mixture, turning to coat all sides. Cover with foil, and refrigerate for 4 hours, turning every hour.

3. Preheat grill to medium heat.

4. When grill is hot, place chicken over indirect heat. Discard marinade.

5. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes per side, or until chicken is cooked through. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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