Grilled Lemon Chicken with Tomato Salad

This “superfast” meal will be on the table in under 20 minutes.  Serve with crusty bread to round out the meal.  Recipe serves 4.

What you’ll need

  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

What you’ll do:

  • Combine the lemon rind, 2 tablespoons of juice and 1 tablespoon oil in a large zip-top plastic bag.
  • Add the chicken; turn to coat.
  • Let marinate in the bag for 8 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and feta cheese.
  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  • Coat the pan with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Grill 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  • Top the chicken with the tomato mixture before serving.

Recipe and image from Cooking Light.

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!


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