Perfectly marinated and simply grilled chicken is a wonderful, effortless Sunday pleasure.
LEMON MARINATED GRILLED CHICKEN
1 cup olive oil
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons minced garlic
4 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
8 chicken thighs or breasts
In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Add chicken, turning to coat. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
Spray a grill rack with nonstick spray. Heat grill to medium. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade. Place chicken on prepared rack. Grill covered with grill lid for 6 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 165F.
Recipe adapted from Entertain Decorate Celebrate, July/August 2013