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Lemon Garlic Grilled Chicken


Rate this recipe 3.4/5 (17 Votes)


  • 4-5lbs chicken pieces
  • 6 lemons
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Adobo or seasoned salt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Season chicken pieces with salt, pepper, oregano, and Adobo,
place in large airtight container.

Step 2

Slice lemons and onions, add to chicken, add vinegar.

Step 3

Smash garlic cloves with back of a spoon to break open, and add to chicken.

Step 4

Drizzle olive oil over chicken.

Step 5

Close container and shake vigorously. Refrigerate overnight, or for up to 2 days.

Step 6

Shake container again before grilling to coat chicken evenly with lemon oil.

Step 7

Place chicken on grill, cover with onions and lemons if desired.

Step 8

Grill until slightly blackened.
*DO NOT put cooked chicken back in the lemon oil or container.


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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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