Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken with Quinoa Salad

Introduction: Elevate your dining experience with our Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken paired with a refreshing Quinoa Salad. This delightful dish combines the zesty flavors of lemon and aromatic herbs to create a savory symphony that will tantalize your taste buds. Join us in the kitchen as we craft a wholesome and flavorful meal that’s perfect for any occasion.


For Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

For Quinoa Salad:

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish


  1. In a bowl, whisk together lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic, dried oregano, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper to create the marinade for the chicken.
  2. Place chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag and pour half of the marinade over them. Seal the bag and let it marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Grill the chicken breasts for 6-7 minutes per side or until fully cooked and grill marks appear. Let them rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, diced cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, Kalamata olives, and crumbled feta cheese.
  5. Pour the remaining marinade over the quinoa salad and toss to combine.
  6. Serve the grilled lemon herb chicken slices over a generous portion of quinoa salad.
  7. Garnish with fresh parsley and enjoy this Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken with Quinoa Salad, a perfect balance of freshness and flavor!

Feel free to customize the salad with additional vegetables or herbs to suit your taste preferences.

A Burst of Citrus Harmony: Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken and Quinoa Symphony

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