Oh Oregano! Lemon Garlic Chicken

Servings 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 6-oz.
  • 6 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate chicken for 30 minutes (15 minutes in refrigerator and 15 minutes at room temperature - see recipe).
  • Preheat grill to MEDIUM.
  • Place chicken in a large zipper-topped plastic bag. In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients; pour mixture over chicken, seal bag and gently massage marinade into chicken.
  • Refrigerate for 15 minutes then bring to room temperature. Lightly oil the grill grate and cook chicken over indirect heat for 6 to 8 minutes per side or until juices run clear.
  • Watch carefully to prevent burning!


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Add grilled eggplant and a big salad of mixed baby greens, grape tomatoes, sliced red onion and avocado, tossed with red wine vinaigrette.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Add garlic bread sticks.
KOSHER: No changes necessary.
GLUTEN FREE: No changes necessary.
NUTRITION: per serving: 237 Calories; 6g Fat; 40g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 99mg Cholesterol; 347mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat. Points: 5
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