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Grilled Greek Chicken

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Thinly pounded chicken breasts are marinated in a trio of fresh herbs (rosemary, oregano and thyme), fresh garlic, lemon juice and olive oil and grilled to perfection. This chicken is moist and extremely flavorful! You can enjoy this with any side you wish or slice and serve on top of a salad.
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword chicken, garlic, greek chicken, grilled chicken, lemon, Oregano, Rosemary, thyme
Prep Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Cook Time 12 d
Total Time 12 d 2 hrs 10 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 405
Author Laurie McNamara

Ingredients

  • tablespoons minced fresh rosemary leaves
  • tablespoons minced fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic grated or squeezed through a garlic press
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 large lemons juiced
  • kosher salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 chicken breasts pounded to 1/2 inch thickness with flat side of meat tenderizer

Instructions

  • Add the fresh herbs, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in to a large shallow dish and whisk to combine.

Use tongs to toss the chicken breasts into the marinade. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit on the counter for 1 hour. *note:

  • if marinating for 2 hours, refrigerate for 1-1/2 hours and remove from the fridge a half hour before grilling.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high. Grill chicken about 4 to 6 minutes per side. Every grill is different, so watch and flip when good grill marks form and remove when the chicken is fully cooked.
  • Serve as is or thinly slice for topping a salad.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 265mg | Potassium: 961mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 218IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2mg