Grilled Balsamic Lemon Chicken

Grilled Balsamic Lemon Chicken


Without gluten Without Eggs Without nuts Without peanuts

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

27 g
7 g
0 g
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Nutritional Facts

1 4
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 310
  • Lipides 19 g
    • Saturated fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol 165 mg
  • Sodium  1270 mg
  • Carbs 7 g
    • fiber  0 g
    • Sugar  5 g
  • Protein 27 g


  • 4 pieces Chicken Drums & Thighs
  • 3 tablespoons Compliments Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
  • 2 lemons, zested, 1 juiced, and the other cut into wedges
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Compliments Granulated Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Compliments Butter Unsalted


  1. Spray cold grill with Safeway Cooking Spray, then preheat the grill to high.
  2. Prick the chicken pieces all over with a fork and set aside. 
  3. In a large bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar with half of the lemon zest, salt and ground pepper. 
  4. Add the chicken and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or overnight.
  5. Remove chicken from marinade, place chicken skin side down on grill. 
  6. Adjust heat while cooking to avoid burning the chicken skin, chicken will have to be turned while grilling. 
  7. Grill until chicken is completely cooked through and a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh reads 165°F, about 20 minutes.
  8. While chicken is cooking, melt the 2 tablespoons of butter in a pan large enough to hold all the cooked chicken from the grill. 
  9. Add remaining 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and sugar, bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  10. When chicken is done, place chicken in pan with the balsamic butter sauce.
  11. Using a spoon, coat the chicken with the sauce, garnish with remaining lemon zest and serve.