Grilled Lemon Thyme Chicken Breasts

Grilled Lemon Thyme Chicken Breasts

Grilled chicken breasts are extra-special with a lemon and thyme twist.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1
tablespoon freshly grated lemon peel
2
teaspoons garlic salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  1. If using charcoal grill, place drip pan directly under grilling area, and arrange coals around edge of firebox. Spray grill rack with cooking spray. Heat coals or gas grill for indirect heat.
  2. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except chicken. Sprinkle mixture over chicken.
  3. Cover and grill chicken over drip pan or over unheated side of gas grill and 4 to 6 inches from medium-high heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Garnish with additional fresh thyme if desired.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Use 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves in place of the fresh thyme.
Serve With
Serve with a mixed greens and sliced strawberry salad, crusty herb bread and tall glasses of iced tea.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 145
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 430mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.