Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes
Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders Recipe


Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders

1 1/2 pounds chicken breast tenders, 20 pieces

20 (6-inch) bamboo party skewers

2 lemons, juiced and zested

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, eyeball it

Coarse black pepper

Coarse salt

Heat the grill over medium high heat. Skewer chicken.

In a shallow dish, combine lemon zest and juice with extra-virgin olive oil. Reserve 1/4 of the marinade.

Coat chicken tenders in marinade and season generously on both sides with coarse black pepper. Season chicken tenders lightly with salt. Cook tenders in 2 or 3 batches, a single layer, in a very hot grill.

Chicken tenders will cook 3 minutes on each side. Transfer to a serving platter and brush with the reserved marinade.

Yield: 20 pieces, 8 to 10 appetizers