Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Jalapeño Grilled Chicken

Add some spice to ordinary grilled chicken!

Jalapeño Grilled Chicken


8 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
2/3 cup lemon juice, divided
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
10 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp. dried rosemary, crushed
2 tsp. dried thyme
8 bone-in chicken breast halves
2/3 cup chicken broth
2 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel


~In a small bowl, combine the peppers, 1/3 cup lemon juice, parsley, garlic, rosemary, and thyme.

~With fingers, carefully loosen skin from the chicken breasts; gently stuff pepper mixture under the skin of each chicken breast. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.

~Combine the broth, pepper, lemon peel, and remaining lemon juice; pour over chicken. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.

~Drain and discard marinade. Place chicken skin side up on grill. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 12 to 14 minutes. Turn and grill another 12 to 14 minute.

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