Grilled Rosemary Chicken Breasts Recipe -
Grilled Rosemary Chicken Breasts Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Grilled Rosemary Chicken Breasts

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"This easy, quick, and light dish has exceptional flavor. The rosemary plays perfectly with strong garlic flavor and a hint of lemon for bright fresh flavor. This is a must try for summer."

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Whisk garlic, olive oil, rosemary, mustard, lemon juice, ground black pepper, and salt together in a bowl.
  3. Place chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag. Pour garlic mixture over chicken, reserving 1/8 cup. Seal bag and massage marinade into chicken. Let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  4. Place chicken on preheated grill and cook for 4 minutes. Turn the chicken, baste with reserved marinade, and continue to grill until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Cover with foil and let rest for at least 2 minutes before serving.
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  • PREP 35 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 50 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 20, 2013

Very tasty and just as the sumbitter states this is easy and light with exceptional flavor! Lemon and rosemary pair well together and this was no exception. I pounded the chicken down thin and poked it with a fork. I put everything into a ziploc bag and let it marinate for about 6 hours turning it a few times during marinating. Wow - not only was this simple but very tender and bursting with fresh flavor! Thanks for a great recipe Semigourmet!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 02, 2013

I followed the recipe exactly and we just didn't care for the flavor of this at all.

Sep 15, 2013

This recipe is a definite keeper. It was the best bbq chicken breasts I've ever done! The only thing I changed was using dried rosemary and I butterfly cut the breasts. Will make again and again.

Sep 27, 2013

Followed the recipe other than did not add salt. Used Trader Joe's whole grain dijon mustard. Delicious! The flavor of the fresh rosemary from my herb garden was excellent.

Aug 02, 2013

This is a great recipe: quick, easy and tasty. I cut the chicken breasts into medallions, gently pounded them to a uniformed thickness, and then lightly brined them before adding the marinade. Because I brined them, I didn’t add any salt to the marinade. These were juicy with great flavor and took only minutes to grill.

May 04, 2014

Delicious, I was worried when I smelled the marinade since it smelled so strong of Dijon mustard but everyone loved it.

Apr 26, 2014

Delightful! I didn't add salt either, and it was delightful!

Feb 14, 2014

Excellent! A lovely combo of flavors, very Mediterranean. I used a course grind Dijon mustard and had to pan fry, but I cannot wait to make this on the grill! Served it on top of fettuccine noodles.


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  • Calories
  • 232 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.9 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 26.7 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 276 mg
  • 11%

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

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