Friday, June 2, 2017
GRILLED LEMON- MUSTARD CHICKEN
GRILLED LEMON- MUSTARD CHICKEN MARINADE: 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh herbs (any combo of rosemary, thyme, basil, oregano and parsley) 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper CHICKEN: 4 whole large skinless, boneless chicken breasts- halved (or use chicken tenders to top a salad- about 1 1/2 pounds total) lemon slices, parsley and fresh herbs for garnish Combine marinade ingredients in a large freezer ziploc baggie. Mix well. Add chicken breasts to baggie and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 to 4 hours. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade and grill 3 inches from heat for 6 to 8 minutes on each side. Place on individual plates or on a platter surrounded by parsley sprigs, lemon slices and fresh herb leaves.