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Lemon Chicken with Herb Salad


Never underestimate the power of a simple marinade of garlic, olive oil, and lemon -- in this recipe it helps transform an otherwise mundane piece of grilled chicken in to a meal that feels special.

  • Servings: 4

Photography: Bryan Gardner

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2013


  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest and 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, mashed to a paste
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 chicken cutlets
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 cups basil leaves
  • Shaved Parmesan
  • Toasted pine nuts


  1. Combine lemon zest, garlic, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and salt and pepper. Add chicken cutlets and toss to coat. Grill chicken. Toss together parsley and basil and dress with 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Serve chicken with herb salad, Parmesan, and pine nuts.

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  • htiimigt
    31 JUL, 2017
    Good recipe, however I'm now trying to stick to a vegan diet but I may prepare it using vegan chicken and vegan parmesan cheese. Will try it.
  • MS10249185
    30 JUL, 2017
    Sorry, I clicked to see the review.
  • Tammie Gonseth
    23 JUL, 2013
    this was so easy so delicious! perfect for the summer or a ladies lunch!