Jazz up plain chicken with this tasty Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe. The chicken is so tender and the marinade is light and delicious.
Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe is so simple to make!
Fire up the grill and make this amazing Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe. You only need a few simple ingredients to make this chicken and it is the best dinner.
The marinade is just so easy to make but gives the chicken a ton of flavor! If you enjoyed our Easy Grilled BBQ Ranch Chicken Recipe, you are going to love this easy chicken with lemon pepper seasoning.
Our entire family including the kids absolutely loves this tender chicken with the best lemon flavor. It is not heavy at all and perfectly light for a great meal any day of the week.
How do you make grilled chicken?
It is so easy and you can make this even during hectic week nights. The grill is super fast and clean up is a breeze because you are outside.
I absolutely love not having to heat up kitchen and clean up is super easy.
The trick to grilling chicken is not to overcook it. You do not want dry chicken.
Just about 20 minutes on the grill and your chicken should be ready to go. So easy!
What is lemon pepper seasoning made of?
Typically lemon pepper seasoning is made out of lemon zest and black pepper. It is so easy and you really don’t need to buy it.
Just make it at home like we are doing for this marinade. Easy!
What ingredients do you need to make Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken?
- boneless chicken breast
- olive oil
- minced garlic
- black pepper
- lemons Juiced
How to make lemon pepper grilled chicken:
First, in a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Then add the onions.
Next place the chicken in a gallon size bag with the marinade and allow for it to marinade overnight.
Place the chicken on a preheated grill. Cook for about 20 minutes on the grill or until the chicken is cooked through (no longer pink in the middle).
Grill additional lemon to serve with the chicken (optional).
Keep reading for the full recipe. It is so simple!
What are good grilled lemon pepper chicken sides?
- Grilled Vegetables Foil Pack
- Easy Grilled Avocado Recipe
- How to Cook Brown Rice in Microwave
- Grilled Asparagus Recipe
- Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Recipe
- How to Steam Broccoli in the Microwave
- Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
These are all so easy. Just keep it simple and choose the one your family will enjoy the most!
Try grilled lemon pepper chicken thighs for another great idea for dinner.
This marinade is really tasty. The recipe calls for chicken breasts but you can easily substitute chicken thighs.
This is a great way to save money and reduce your grocery budget. Just use what you have or is on sale at the grocery store.
The great thing about this recipe is how versatile it is. The marinade tastes amazing.
It is easy to modify for what you have on hand and this really helps your budget. By cooking like this, it really helps me to save money on groceries. It is a huge help to our budget.
I cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning! Save that money for something else!
If you have family that prefers thighs or chicken breasts, just mix it up and make both. They are both so delicious with this tasty lemon marinade.
Tip for grilled lemon chicken:
This recipe like many calls for diced onions. Another time saving tip is to use a small food chopper or food processor to quickly and easily chop the onions.
If you do not have one of these, I highly recommend them. They are such a time saver and you can get the veggies really fine if you have children that are picky.
I usually just chop the entire vegetable and freeze what I don’t need. It’s so nice to be able to just take the diced onion out of the freezer for recipes.
This is how I meal prep. It’s so quick and easy and helps get dinner on the table fast.
Another tip is to use a large skillet over medium heat to brown the meat first. The browned bits with the stew meat have a lot of flavor.
Give this easy and delicious grilled lemon pepper chicken breast recipe a try!
Lemon pepper grilled chicken calories are minimum and this recipe is so healthy and delicious. We love when we have leftovers and the chicken is great over salad.
Just cut up any leftovers to make a grilled chicken salad. Other ideas include, subs, wraps and pasta. The chicken is also really great over pasta.
Squeeze some more lemon over it and serve with lemon slices. Yum!
Make this today in 30 minutes or less for a great meal idea. You can use a grill pan if you prefer on the grill to medium high heat.
We have even used a baking dish and used the oven on rainy days. The recipe is so easy and versatile!
Print this easy grilled lemon pepper chicken recipe below:
Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe
- 6 boneless chicken breast
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 1/2 onion diced
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 lemons Juiced
- In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Then add the onions.
- Next place the chicken in a gallon size bag with the marinade and allow for it to marinade overnight.
- Place the chicken on a preheated grill. Cook for about 20 minutes on the grill or until the chicken is cooked through (no longer pink in the middle).
- Grill additional lemon to serve with the chicken (optional).
Pin This Now to Remember It LaterPin Recipe
We have the best tips and tricks to learn how to grill chicken breasts perfectly every time.
Try these other easy grilled chicken recipes
- Grilled Balsamic Glazed Chicken
- Grilled Teriyaki Chicken with BBQ
- Catalina Glazed Grilled Chicken
- 7 Ways to Use Leftover Grilled Corn
- BBQ Ranch Grilled Chicken Recipe