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Grilled Honey-Lemon Chicken Recipe
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Grilled Honey-Lemon Chicken

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"Tangy, moist citrus chicken for the grill! Goes great with grilled potatoes and coleslaw."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 30 mins

Directions

  1. Mix canola oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, honey, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, Italian herb seasoning, salt, and black pepper in a bowl; pour into a resealable plastic bag. Place chicken breasts into the bag, seal, and squeeze bag with your fingers several times to coat chicken with marinade. Place a second resealable bag over the first and seal to prevent leaks. Refrigerate chicken for 2 to 4 hours.
  2. Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove chicken breasts from bag; discard used marinade. Cook chicken on the preheated grill until the center is no longer pink and the juices run clear, 7 to 8 minutes per side.
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Aug 26, 2012

The first bite of the chicken at the narrow end of the breast had me thinking the marinade was a bit overbearing, but I admit I tend to be a non-marinade guy. However, as I took a couple more bites I was treated to a wonderfully moist chicken breast where the subtle sweetness of the marinade complemented the chicken perfectly. I will definitely make this again but I’ll make sure the chicken breasts are reasonably medium-thick so the marinade does not overpower the taste of the chicken.

 
Sep 02, 2012

Respectably good marinade. All the ingredients played quite well together. The honey could barely be tasted, and didn't contribute much sweetness, but helped to carmelize the outside. In fact, nothing really stood out above the other components. We didn't discern the Dijon mustard or the garlic, either. Not that this is bad, mind you. I marinated a portobello mushroom cap and tomato slices, grilling them along with the chicken, and this sauce was compatible with those items, as well. The chicken was very juicy, but I attribute that more to the manner of cooking than to a virtue of this particular recipe. Very good. Not exactly rock-your-world-can't-wait-to-have-it-again-five-stars good, but I could see myself possibly making it sometime in the future.

 
Mar 27, 2013

Very nice. I followed the recipe exactly, except I baked the chicken in the sauce instead of grilling it. Everyone loved it!

 
Sep 05, 2012

Love it! Easy and it uses things you have on hand in the house. I subbed maple syrup for honey because I didn't have any honey but it was still awesome. Made the chicken moist and gave it a great tangy taste. My hubby even at it the next day and he usually hates leftovers. I'll be making this again, thanks.

 
Mar 11, 2013

I thought this was a very good chicken marinade although the honey is not prominant at all, the lemon really shines through in this one. I did use olive oil and cut the salt way back, other than that, love the fresh lemon zest and fresh garlic. Thanks!

 
Jun 18, 2014

Made exactly per recipe (except baked instead of grilling) and it was very good. The Italian seasoning was a little overpowering for my taste, though.

 
Jun 18, 2014

This recipe is really good, especially when i marinate overnight. I get compliments on it whenever i use it at barbeques

 
Jun 12, 2014

I didn't have any Italian herb mix so I just used oregano and basil and it was perfect. It is a great marinade, even the kids were happy!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 16.6 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 23.5 g
  • 47%
  • Sodium
  • 1045 mg
  • 42%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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