Lemon Marinade (perfect for Chicken Breasts on Grill)

This was one of the first posts I ever put on my blog. May 2011, before I even wrote a little story. This is my favorite lemon marinade, so very perfect for chicken cutlets. You’ll want to marinade overnight , other than that this is so super easy and cooking is a snap. Whenever I have a lot of people over this is my go to meal. It’s light and tasty, and you can grill them up very quickly. So next time you’re planning a get together or just for yourself remember this marinade with very easy ingredients. You’ll be happy you did. Have a great Summer and keep cooking. I promise you’ll be keeping this one .

Cooking with Candi


3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (4 – 5 small lemons) (2-3 large)

3/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 Tsp. Kosher salt

Freshly Ground Black Pepper

1/2 teaspoon dry thyme

I use a large measuring cup to put all the ingredients into and use a small whisk to combine.

2 lbs Chicken Breasts (I prefer not too thick. Thin ones are good and are usually available. If not, ask the butcher to pound them.)

Let chicken sit in marinade overnight . I use a large baggie and squish it around. The longer it sits, the better. Before I put it on the grill, I usually put it into a glass Pyrex (easier to put on grill from Pyrex than baggie) and when it’s in the Pyrex I lightly sprinkle it with a little kosher salt, you’ll need to do this for a bit more flavor.

Put chicken on the…

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One response to “Lemon Marinade (perfect for Chicken Breasts on Grill)

  1. Yum…. Think ill try that tomorrow. I think youre my mew BFF!!

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