Source: Family Circle


Recipe Summary

10 mins
10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Lightly brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Then prepare the grill with medium-hot coals, or heat a gas grill. (See Note)

  • Slice each lemon into 6 thin rounds. Pick out seeds and discard. Arrange the slices in a single layer on a microwave-safe plate. Cover the plate and microwave the slices at full power for 1 minute. Set the slices aside to cool.

  • Place chicken between sheets of plastic wrap. Pound with meat pounder or bottom of heavy skillet to even thickness. Season with lemon pepper and salt.

  • Grill chicken breasts until firm and browned, about 4 minutes per side; an instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part of breast should register 160 degrees F. Remove to platter and keep warm.

  • Sprinkle lemon slices with sugar and chili powder. Grill until browned on both sides, for about 40 seconds per side. Place 2 lemon slices on each chicken breast to garnish, and drizzle with any juice remaining in microwave dish. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

179 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 79mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 7g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 29g; sodium 716mg.