Weber Style Lemon Chicken

Once upon a time, there was a family who loved to cook and experiment with new recipes. One day, while looking through their mother’s old recipe book, they stumbled upon a recipe for lemon chicken. Intrigued by the combination of tangy lemon and savory chicken, they decided to give it a try.

They fired up their trusty Weber grill and got to work, marinating the chicken in a mixture of lemon juice, garlic, and herbs. As they grilled the chicken, the aroma of the lemon and herbs filled the air, making their mouths water in anticipation.

When the chicken was finally done, they took a bite and were blown away by the delicious flavor. The lemon added a refreshing tang to the savory chicken, making it a perfect dish for any time of year.

From that day on, the family made lemon chicken a regular part of their cooking routine, using their trusty Weber grill to create the perfect combination of flavors. They shared the recipe with friends and family, who all raved about the mouth-watering flavor.

Years later, the family still makes lemon chicken regularly, whether it’s for a summer barbecue or a cozy winter dinner. It has become a family favorite and a cherished part of their culinary history, reminding them of the joy of cooking and the memories shared around the grill.

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken Maryland pieces or drumsticks
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • Olive oil spray
  • Salt and pepper

For the sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • Juice of 1 1/2 lemons
  • 1 tablespoon lite soy sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Salt and pepper

For serving:

  • Cooked rice
  • Salad greens

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your Weber grill , allow about 45 mins for the coals to become white.
  2. In a large plastic bag, combine the flour and smoked paprika. Season the chicken Maryland pieces with salt and pepper, then place one piece at a time in the bag. Shake the bag until the chicken is coated in the flour mixture.
  3. Spray a tray with olive oil and place the chicken Maryland pieces on it. Add spoon of butter on top.
  4. Put the tray on the grill and cook for 30 minutes.
  5. While the chicken is cooking, make the sauce. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, lite soy sauce, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper.
  6. After 30 minutes, turn the chicken Maryland pieces and pour the sauce over them.
  7. Cook for an additional 30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the skin is crispy.
  8. Serve the Lemon Chicken hot with cooked rice and salad greens on the side.

Enjoy your Lemon Chicken in the Weber with rice and salad!

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