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Lemon Garlic BBQ Chicken

A fresh and spicy recipe for juicy grilled chicken breasts with a hint of smokey BBQ flavor. Perfect with a side of vegetables on a salad or in a sandwich!
Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Servings: 2
Author: Juli@1000lovelythings


  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 T tomato paste
  • 2 T sunflower seed oil
  • 1 T molasses
  • 1/4 tsp liquid smoke
  • 2 chicken breasts


  • Cut the chicken breasts into the desired shape and set aside
  • Give all the other ingredients in a food processor or blender and process until you have a smooth paste - you can also use a heldheld mixer or mortar to process the ingredients
  • Give the chicken and marinade into a large plasic bag and let marinate for at least an hour up to 24 hours in the fridge
  • Take the chicken from the plastic bag and grill on a grill until well done


Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days
This recipe is perfect for meal prep. Just double or triple the recipe and grill in bulk. Pair it with a side of raosted veggies, add it to a salad or a sandwich and you're good to go for a week!