Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Breasts

Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Breasts are a super flavorful way to make your weeknight meals even easier!

Super easy Mediterranean Grilled Chicken BreastsWho else loves healthy, simple, fast, and easy dinners?  I knew we weren’t alone.  Cooking from scratch often conjures up images of slaving away in a kitchen for hours on end.  Au contraire, that’s not what it means at all. At least not in this super busy household.  Yes, we have some recipes that are a total labor of love, like our Feta Cheese from scratch, or a from scratch pasta dish, but we both have full time jobs and lives that we need to attend to on a daily basis so for a majority of the time, we’re cooking from scratch dinners like this easy Mediterranean Grilled Chicken.Super easy Mediterranean Grilled Chicken BreastsThere are a ton of pre-made bottled chicken marinades out there that you can buy.  But really, making your own takes only a few more minutes than opening a bottle.  And it’s so much fresher!  Fresh parsley, fresh lemon juice, fresh garlic, olive oil, paprika, and dried oregano. No preservatives needed. Super easy Italian Grilled ChickenJust a quick salt and pepper to a few boneless chicken breasts, Super easy Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Breastsand then toss the marinade ingredients into a large plastic bag, mix, and then add the chicken.  You can let it marinate for as little as 20 minutes or as long as 2 days, which means this can even be whipped up in advance and left to marinate until you’re ready for it.Super easy Mediterranean Grilled Chicken BreastsThen just toss the chicken on the grill and you’re done.  So Easy. So flavorful.  So not full of High Fructose Corn Syrup,  Xanthan Gum, Sorbate, or Sodium Benzoate.  Seriously, these are all ingredients in popular herb and garlic marinades! Super easy Mediterranean Grilled Chicken BreastsWe tossed a ton of fresh veggies together (lettuce, broccoli, orange pepper, tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, corn, and cabbage) into a huge salad with our favorite lemon vinaigrette and then topped these sliced chicken breasts on top for the perfect light, healthy, delicious dinner!

Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Breasts
Serves 4
A easy, healthy, delicious way to grill those boneless chicken breasts!
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
35 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 chicken breasts halves (2 lbs chicken total)
  2. 6 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  3. 6 tablespoons of olive oil
  4. 6 tablespoons of fresh minced parsley
  5. 5-6 large garlic cloves, minced
  6. 1 teaspoon paprika
  7. 1 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
  8. salt and pepper to season
Instructions
  1. Add lemon juice, olive oil, parsley, garlic, paprika, and oregano to a large plastic food storage bag.
  2. Pierce chicken with fork several times and season with salt and pepper. Add to bag and coat with dressing, marinate 20 minutes or up to two days in the fridge.
  3. Pre-heat grill.
  4. Remove chicken from bag. Grill for about 5-6 minutes per side. Or inside, cook in a grill pan over medium-high heat, 5 to 6 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
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Super easy Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Breasts

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