Looking for an easy Lemon Grilled Chicken Marinade Recipe for your summer barbecues? With just a few simple ingredients you can have perfect grilled chicken in no time!
Grilled chicken is one of our standard summer dinners. Grilling keeps the house cool and leaves almost no clean-up. I like to marinate my chicken breasts in a plastic gallon storage bag to make sure they are completely coated with marinade and to save on one more clean-up step.
Lemon with garlic is one of our favorite flavor pairings. We love it on my Garlic Broccoli and on grilled chicken breasts.
How to Marinate Chicken for Grilling
This is such an Easy Chicken Marinade Recipe. Simply add 4 ingredients to a blender and then pour it in a plastic storage bag. Add your chicken and pop it into the fridge for a few hours to let the flavors of the lemon and garlic meld.
I'll be the first to admit when I put things on the grill I sometimes forget about them. Knowing this about myself I have a tried and true method to juicy chicken on the grill.
How to Grill Chicken Breasts
I crank the heat to high, add the chicken, and let it get nice dark lines on one side, watching closely. Then I flip it, watch for lines on the second side, and then turn the grill down to low. Once the outside is crusted it is harder to dry out. I set my kitchen timer to go temp it every 5 minutes after that. When it reaches 157 I remove it from the grill and let it rest to get up to 160.
For a delicious summery meal serve this Lemon Grilled Chicken on top of my Spinach Salad with Grilled Grapes and Brie Cheese. You can omit the grapes to make this compatible for keto.
To make the Marinade:
- Add all the ingredients to a blender. Pulse until smooth. Use to marinate chicken breasts.
To make Lemon Grilled Chicken:
- Preheat the grill to high. Add the chicken, and let it get nice dark lines on one side, watching closely. Flip it, watch for lines on the second side, and then turn the grill down to low. Temp the chicken every few minutes. When it reaches 157 remove it from the grill and let it rest to get up to 160.