Lemon-Pepper Chicken Breasts

Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Grill about 10 minutes



  1. 1 of 5 Lightly brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Then prepare the grill with medium-hot coals, or heat a gas grill. (See Note)
  2. 2 of 5 Slice each lemon into 6 thin rounds. Pick out seeds and discard. Arrange the slices in a single layer on a microwave-safe plate. Cover the plate and microwave the slices at full power for 1 minute. Set the slices aside to cool.
  3. 3 of 5 Place chicken between sheets of plastic wrap. Pound with meat pounder or bottom of heavy skillet to even thickness. Season with lemon pepper and salt.
  4. 4 of 5 Grill chicken breasts until firm and browned, about 4 minutes per side; an instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part of breast should register 160 degrees F. Remove to platter and keep warm.
  5. 5 of 5 Sprinkle lemon slices with sugar and chili powder. Grill until browned on both sides, for about 40 seconds per side. Place 2 lemon slices on each chicken breast to garnish, and drizzle with any juice remaining in microwave dish. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Information for Lemon-Pepper Chicken Breasts
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 716 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 179 kcal cal., 29 g pro., 7 g carb., 4 g Fat, total, 79 mg chol., 1 g sat. fat
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