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Grilled Rosemary Chicken marinated in a homemade marinade and grilled tender.

Grilled Lemon Rosemary Chicken Breast

Grilled lemon rosemary chicken breast only takes an hour to marinate. A quick easy dinner perfect for a busy night.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 17 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 223kcal
Author Jennifer Pullman


  • 1-2 pounds chicken breasts or pieces
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • The juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup white wine I use any type I have at home
  • 3 sprigs of fresh rosemary leaves removed and chopped.
  • 3 cloves of garlic crushed and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Combine olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, white wine, rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper into a large glass baking dish.
  • Add chicken to the dish.
  • Refrigerate chicken with the marinade for at least an hour.
  • When ready to grill the chicken discard marinade.
  • Place chicken on a grill heated to medium-high heat.
  • Cook for about 4-6 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through.
  • The internal temperature should be 165F.


Serving: 1breast | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.4g | Protein: 25.7g | Fat: 12.4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 82.7mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg