CarbSmart Grilled Spicy Lemon & Honey Chicken

This healthy grilled honey lemon chicken is simple, banting-friendly and incredibly juicy and tender after being marinated in the CarbSmart sauces.

Level

Beginner

Category

  • Chicken and Poultry
  • Health

Cuisine

  • South African

Cooking Methods

  • Cooking

Serves

6

Prep Time

1 hour 15 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Ingredients

    250 ml (1 cup) CarbSmart Lemon & Herb sauce
    125 ml (1/2 cup) CarbSmart Peri-Peri sauce
    Zest and juice of 1 lemon
    60 ml (1/4 cup) honey
    5 ml (1 tsp) garlic powder
    5 ml (1 tsp) salt
    5 ml (1 tsp) Italian herbs
    Black pepper, to taste
    6 chicken fillets, pounded to even thickness

Directions

    Whisk together CarbSmart sauces, lemon zest and juice, honey, garlic powder, salt, Italian herbs and black pepper.
    Marinate the chicken in the sauce for at least 1 hour or overnight.
    Remove the chicken from the marinade and fry on a high heat on a griddle pan for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until nicely charred and cooked.
    Place the remainder of the sauce in a saucepan and cook on a medium heat until slightly thickened.
    Serve the grilled chicken with the sauce, some lemon wedges and fresh basil to garnish.

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