Grilled Lemon Chicken Filets

Recipe: Grilled Lemon Chicken Filets


  • 2 lbs boneless chicken breasts, sliced in half lengthwise
  • 1 Tbs lemon zest
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbs minced fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp minced rosemary leaves


Place all the sliced chicken breasts in a large zip lock bag. In a small bowl whisk together the lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, thyme and rosemary. Pour over the chicken breasts in the zip lock bag and place in a rimmed dish in the even the bag leaks. Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator overnight.

Preheat the grill with medium heat and grill the chicken breasts for 5-7 minutes on each side, until just cooked through and the center or thickest breast reads a temperature of 165 degrees F.

Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Recipe adapted from the Barefoot Contessa

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