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15 December, 2016

Lemon Basil Chicken

Posted in : Dairy Free, Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Paleo, Processed sugar free, Sugar Free on by : Delinger

Serves 6

  • 6 pieces of chicken thigh fillets (about 120 grams each)
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly grated lemon zest
  • ½ cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil


  1. Place the lemon zest, lemon juice, sea salt, basil leavs and olive oil into your high performance blender, secure the lid then process for 20 secs.
  2. Come to pour the marinade all over the chicken, turn to coat chicken thoroughly. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes to overnight.
  3. Preheat grill to medium-high heat or about 400°F or 202°C
  4. Transfer chicken to a lined baking sheets, grill between 4 to 6 minutes each side or until cook through.
  5. Serve immediately! left over chickens are great in sandwiches 🙂

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