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Grilled Citrus Chicken

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4 servings

Lemons, BBQ sauce. Dried rosemary leaves. You probably already have these items on hand. Good thing! You'll need them to make this tasty grilled chicken.

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  • Squeeze juice from 1 lemon; mix with barbecue sauce and rosemary. Pour half over chicken in shallow dish; turn to evenly coat both sides of each breast. Refrigerate 15 min. to marinate. Meanwhile, heat grill to medium heat. Cut each of the 4 remaining lemons into 4 slices.
  • Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Place 8 lemon slices on grill grate; top with chicken. Brush with some of the reserved sauce mixture.
  • Grill chicken 5 min.; turn. Cook 15 to 20 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF) adding remaining lemon slices to grill the last 4 min. of cooking turning chicken and lemons occasionally and brushing with the remaining sauce mixture.
  • Remove chicken and lemons from grill. Discard lemon slices from under chicken. Serve chicken with remaining grilled lemon slices.

How to Grill Vegetables

Serve with grilled fresh vegetables. Just toss your favorite vegetables, such as quartered red and green peppers, or asparagus spears or zucchini, cut lengthwise in half, with your favorite KRAFT Dressing, using about 2 Tbsp. dressing for each cup of vegetables. Drain the vegetables then add to the grill for the last 5 to 7 min. of the meat/fish grilling time. Grill until tender, turning occasionally.


  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Starch
  • 1/2 Fruit
  • 3 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

The lemons in this tasty grilled dish are an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 210
Total fat 3g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 300mg
Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 16g
Protein 25g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 40 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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