Lemon Pepper Chicken

Lemon Pepper Chicken

Lemon Pepper Chicken


Makes 4 servings


1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
3/4 teaspoon salt
4 chicken quarters (about 2-1/2 pounds)


  1. Combine lemon juice, onion, oil, sugar, pepper, garlic, lemon peel and salt in small bowl; reserve 2 tablespoons marinade. Combine remaining marinade and chicken in large resealable food storage bag. Seal bag; knead to coat. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Prepared grill for direct cooking.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Arrange chicken on microwavable plate; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on HIGH 5 minutes. Turn and rearrange chicken. Cover; microwave on HIGH 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer chicken to grill. Grill, covered, over medium-hot coals 15 to 20 minutes or until juices run clear, turning several times and basting often with reserved marinade.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe
Calories 373
Calories from Fat 60 %
Total Fat 24 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 162 mg
Carbohydrate 1 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 36 g
Sodium 168 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 4
Fat 3

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