grilled lemon herb chicken

Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken

Welcome to the ultimate grilling experience, courtesy of Lehrer Fireplace and Patio! As the warm weather arrives, it’s time to embrace outdoor cooking, gather your friends and family, and savor the smoky flavors. Whether you’re a seasoned grill master or a novice, we’ve got all you need to elevate your grilling game. Join us as we share our recipe for grilled lemon herb chicken.

Grilling Tips and Tricks:

Let’s start with some essential grilling tips to ensure your culinary creations are perfect:

  1. Preheat Your Grill: A properly preheated grill ensures even cooking and prevents sticking.
  2. Keep it Clean: Regularly clean your grill grates to prevent food from sticking and to maintain optimal flavor.
  3. Oil Your Grates: Before cooking, lightly oil your grill grates to create a non-stick surface and enhance flavor.
  4. Indirect vs. Direct Heat: Learn when to use direct heat (for searing) and indirect heat (for slow cooking) to achieve the desired results.
  5. Let it Rest: Allow your grilled creations to rest for a few minutes before serving to lock in juices and maximize flavor.

Now armed with these pro tips, let’s fire up the grill and get cooking!

Recipe: Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken

Summer is incomplete without the aroma of juicy, tender chicken sizzling on the grill. Our Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken bursts with fresh flavors and will surely become a grilling staple. Here’s what you’ll need:


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 lemons, juiced and zested
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Whisk together lemon juice, zest, minced garlic, olive oil, parsley, thyme, salt, and pepper to create the marinade.
  2. Place chicken breasts in a shallow dish or resealable plastic bag and evenly coat with marinade. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or up to 4 hours for maximum flavor.
  3. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade and discard excess.
  4. Grill chicken for 6-8 minutes per side, until internal temperature reaches 165°F (75°C) and chicken is cooked through with grill marks.
  5. Let chicken rest for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh herbs and lemon slices, if desired.

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