Lemon and rosemary BBQ chicken

Lemon and rosemary BBQ chicken


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About this recipe: A quick and easy marinade, but with incredible flavour! Rosemary, garlic and lemon are combined with chicken breasts and barbecued.


Serves: 6 

  • 110g butter
  • 15g fresh rosemary, leaves picked
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 6 skinless chicken breast fillets
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Extra time:3hr marinating  ›  Ready in:3hr23min 

  1. In a food processor, thoroughly blend together butter, rosemary, garlic, lemon zest and lemon juice. Pour 1/3 of blended mixture into a small bowl for marinade. Cover remaining mixture and set aside.
  2. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Rub chicken with marinade mixture; cover and chill for 3 hours.
  3. Preheat an outdoor BBQ for high heat and lightly oil grate.
  4. Pour half of the reserved marinade into a bowl for basting. Cover remaining mixture and set aside for topping cooked chicken.
  5. Barbecue chicken breasts, basting with marinade, until no longer pink in the centre, about 4 minutes per side. Remove chicken from barbecue and top with small scoops of remaining reserved marinade.

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