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Honey Lemon Garlic Chicken

This simple but delicious grilled chicken is sure to be a family favorite!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Honey Lemon Garlic Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 8 people


  • 2 lemon
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 8-10 cloves garlic
  • 8 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley chopped (optional)
  • 3.5-4 pounds boneless skinless chicken


  1. Squeeze lemons to release 2/3 cup of fresh lemon juice.
  2. Mince or crush garlic in garlic press.
  3. Whisk lemon juice, olive oil, honey, minced garlic, parsley, seasoned salt, & pepper together in bowl, then divide into two 1 gallon freezer bags. (If freezing, be sure to label bags ahead of time.)
  4. Marinate chicken in bag for at least 30 minutes or longer, or press out air from bag and freeze.
  5. Thaw if frozen. Grill 6-8 minutes per side, basting with additional marinade, if desired.

Recipe Notes

You should factor in extra preparation time for marinating chicken.