7 ingredients are all it takes to make this grilled lemon pepper chicken tenderloin. This grilled chicken is perfectly seasoned and cooked to perfection. Give this lemon pepper grilled chicken for dinner or lunch tonight.
Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenderloins
If you have come chicken tenderloins in your fridge, this is a fantastic recipe. Whip up and slice and serve on top a salad, pair with your favorite sides, etc. This lemon pepper chicken is so versatile.
What Do I Need To Make
- Chicken Tenderloins
- Salt & Pepper
- Olive Oil
- Lemon Juice
How to Make Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken
Marinade | You are going to add your ingredients into a bag or container. Then toss your chicken in and let it marinade. This is going to help allow you to soak in all the flavor.
Grill | Preheat your grill, and then cook your chicken as directed in the recipe card below.
Indoor Grill vs Outdoor Grill
Make sure that you always ensure your chicken is fully cooked all the way through.
What to Serve With Lemon Garlic Chicken
- Vegetable Salad 0r – steamed or grilled
- Crockpot Mac and Cheese
- Cucumber Tomato Salad
- Pasta Salad
- Broccoli Salad
Now you can serve anything with this chicken. Feel free to give this recipe a try, and let me know what you chose to pair with this chicken.
Can I Cook This Recipe With Chicken Breast
You are more than welcome to reach for a chicken breast over a chicken tenderloin. The biggest thing is adjusting the cooking time. The larger the piece of chicken the longer it will take to cook.
You need to use a meat thermometer to ensure your chicken reaches 165 degrees internal temperature. Allow your chicken to rest for at least 5 minutes to help ensure it doesn’t dry out.
You are more than welcome to store your leftovers for a few days in the fridge. If you want you can freeze your leftover chicken. It will store for around 3 months. Then just thaw in the fridge and then slice and enjoy.
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- 1-1.5 lbs chicken tenderloins
- ¼ cup olive oil1 lemon, juiced
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- Mix tenderloins and all other ingredients in a bowl (or Ziploc baggie) and let marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes.
- Preheat grill to medium heat for 10 minutes. Put tenderloins on the grill (and discard extra marinade) and grill at medium heat for 4 minutes.
- Flip and then cook for 5 minutes. Remove chicken from the grill and serve!