Lemon-Grilled Chicken Breast

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Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:

3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. canola or grape seed oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
6- 3oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast
½ tsp. sea salt
½ -3/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray

Directions:

  1. Prepare grill (medium-high heat).
  2. Combine first four ingredients in a large zip lock plastic bag and seal. Marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator, turning bag at 15 minutes. Remove chicken from the bag and discard the marinade. Place salt and pepper in a small bowl and stir to mix. Evenly distribute the salt and pepper blend onto the chicken breasts.
  3. Coat grill rack with cooking spray then place chicken on rack. Grill 6 minutes on each side or until done.

Nutrition:

Per 3 oz. breast:
Calories: 149
Protein: 22 grams
Carbohydrates: 0.5 grams
Fat: 5.5 grams
Sodium: 218 mg

Recipes provided by Jennifer Duerr, RD, CED, dietician at Sacred Heart Medical Center, Pensacola, Florida.

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