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Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

By: Sammy Jones

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors with this delightful alfresco dining recipe. grilled lemon herb chicken paired with roasted vegetables.


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Recipe


Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 lemons
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
  • 2 medium zucchinis, sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp balsamic glaze
  • Fresh parsley, to garnish
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Method


  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • In a small bowl, combine the juice of 1 lemon, olive oil, minced garlic, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper. Mix well to create a marinade.
  • Place the chicken breasts into a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Ensure the chicken is evenly coated. Allow to marinate for 30 mins.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 200°C.
  • In a large baking dish, combine the sliced zucchinis, capsicum and red onion. Drizzle with olive oil, balsamic glaze, salt and pepper and toss until well coated.
  • Place the baking dish into the oven for 20-25 mins or until tender and slightly caramelised. Stir occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, grill the marinated chicken breasts for 6-8 mins per side. Squeeze juice of remaining lemon over the chicken.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, remove from the grill and set aside for a few mins. Then, slice chicken breasts into thin strips.
  • On a platter, serve grilled lemon herb chicken alongside the roasted vegetables. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  • Tip: Don’t forget to have some refreshing beverages and a selection of sides or salads to accompany the main dish.

  

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Sammy Jones

Sammy Jones

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