This Lemon Chicken Needs to Be on Your Table!

Why do we think chicken cutlets are the perfect protein for the grill? We'll give you two reasons: They cook quickly, and they become incredibly juicy! For today's recipe, we're preparing a lemon-marinated chicken with a super-fresh, herb-filled salad. This bright and summery meal couldn't be healthier -- or easier to make! Get a good-for-you start to the week, and make this delicious dinner tonight!

Lemon Chicken with Herb Salad

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2 tablespoons grated lemon zest and 1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 garlic cloves, mashed to a paste
4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
Salt and pepper
4 chicken cutlets
1 1/2 cups fresh parsley
1 1/2 cups basil leaves
Shaved Parmesan
Toasted pine nuts

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1. Combine lemon zest, garlic, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and salt and pepper. Add chicken cutlets and toss to coat. Grill chicken. Toss together parsley and basil and dress with 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Serve chicken with herb salad, Parmesan, and pine nuts.

[VIDEO] Watch Everyday Food's Sarah Carey Make This Lemon Chicken with Herb Salad

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