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Lemon Chicken Breast

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Lemon Chicken Breast

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

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This fresh recipe is perfect any time of year, whether you're striving to stick to a New Year's resolution of eating healthier, or in need of a simple main course for a warm summer night.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

    Steps

    • 1

      To make the marinade, add the garlic, honey, salt, pepper, thyme, lemon juice and zest to a small mixing bowl. Whisk until the salt crystals and honey dissolve. Slowly whisk in the olive oil.
    • 2

      Place the chicken breast in a large resealable plastic bag and pour the marinade over them, massaging the bag to distribute the marinade evenly.
    • 3

      Refrigerate for 4 hours.
    • 4

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 400°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    • 5

      Drain the chicken breasts and discard the marinade.
    • 6

      Arrange the chicken breasts directly on the grill grate and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
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    • 7

      If desired, grill the reserved lemon wedges alongside the chicken, cut sides down, for 15 minutes.
    • 8

      Serve the chicken on a platter or plates with the lemon wedges.

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