Saturday, January 31, 2009

Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders

Cook Time: 12 min
Level: Easy
Yield: 20 pieces, 8 to 10 appetizers


* 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast tenders, 20 pieces
* 20 (6-inch) bamboo party skewers
* 2 lemons, juiced and zested
* 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, eyeball it
* Coarse black pepper
* Coarse salt


Heat the grill over medium high heat. Skewer chicken. In a shallow
dish, combine lemon zest and juice with extra-virgin olive oil.
Reserve 1/4 of the marinade. Coat chicken tenders in marinade and
season generously on both sides with coarse black pepper. Season
chicken tenders lightly with salt. Cook tenders in 2 or 3 batches, a
single layer, in a very hot grill. Chicken tenders will cook 3 minutes
on each side. Transfer to a serving platter and brush with the
reserved marinade.


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