Tuesday, May 26, 2009

It's BBQ Time

Grilled Lemon Chicken - serves 6, 20 min prep, 12 min grill

2-3 Tab lemon juice

1 Tab white vinegar

2 Tab chopped fresh dill

2 Tab chopped fresh basil

1 Tab honey

1 Tab Dijon mustard

1/4 tsp black pepper

3/4 tsp salt, plus more for serving

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

6 boneless, skinless, chicken-breast halves (2.5 lbs) pounded slightly

1 lemon, thinly sliced

1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives, halved

1. For dressing, whisk together lemon juice, vinegar, dill, basil, honey, mustard, pepper and 3/4 teaspoon salt. In a slow stream, whisk in oil.

2. Place chicken in a large resealable bag. Add 1/3 cup of the dressing and half the lemon slices. Seal bag; refrigerate 2 hours, turning at least once. Reserve remaining dressing, stirring in olives and remaining lemon slices.

3. Discard marinade and frill chicken over medium-hot coals 5 to 6 minutes per slide.

4. Place chicken on a platter and drizzle with dressing; season with salt to taste.

Nutrition facts per serving: 347 calories, 44g protein, 7g crabs, 15g fat (2g sat fat), 0g fiber

Source: Fitness Magazine June 2009

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