This Grilled Chicken Marinade recipe produces the best Grilled Chicken for salads, sandwiches, and wraps. Fast, easy, & delicious!
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, sliced in half and pounded thin, see note.
1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 large, juicy lemon, about 3 tablespoons
1/2 teaspoon Piment d'Ville chile powder or other chile powder
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
Combine the prepared chicken and all of the ingredients in a large bowl or a plastic bag. Toss to combine and coat. Marinate for as little as 10 minutes and up to 5 hours.
Slice boneless, skinless chicken breasts in half across the width. Place one to two pieces of chicken into a bag that seals at a time, close tightly, and use the bottom of a heavy skillet, a rolling pin, or the flat side of a meat mallet to flatten the chicken. You may have to hit the chicken with some force here, don't be afraid.
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