Grilled Chicken with Lemon-Herb Sauce

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The chicken may be grilled on the barbecue or baked in the oven. Immersing the cooked chicken in the lemon-herb sauce provides an after-cooking marinated approach that is absolutely delicious.

NotesServing Suggestion:

Serve lemon-herb coated chicken over assorted tossed greens with slices of fresh lemon and crusty rolls.

Serves6 to 8

Cooking Methodbaking, grilling



Total Timeunder 30 minutes

OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Family Get-together

Recipe Coursemain course

Dietary Considerationdiabetic, egg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, lactose-free, low carb, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free


Five Ingredients or LessYes


Taste and Texturecrisp, herby, juicy, light, savory, tangy


  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh oregano leaves
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh chives
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 chicken pieces, such as breasts or drumsticks


  1. Stir together lemon juice, oregano, chives and salt and pepper. Pour into a serving dish large enough to hold all chicken pieces.

  2. Rinse and wipe chicken with paper towel. Grill at medium-high heat or roast until meat is no longer pink inside, about 20 minutes.

  3. When chicken is cooked, transfer to bowl with lemon mixture. Turn to coat and serve.


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