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Zaatar and Lemon Grilled Chicken

by Christine Tura on October 04, 2016

This Zaatar and Lemon Grilled Chicken is the perfect recipe to satisfy your chicken cravings on a weekday. Every bite will remind you of the Mediterranean goodness that you just can't get enough of!


Yield: Serves 4


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons za'atar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 chicken thighs (6 to 8 oz. each)
  • 1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges
  • 8 green onions


  1. Whisk together oil, za'atar, lemon juice, zest, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add chicken and turn to coat.
  2. Heat grill to medium (350° to 450°). Grill chicken, skin side down, until browned, 5 to 8 minutes; watch for flare-ups and move chicken to a cooler spot if needed. Turn chicken and grill until cooked through, about 4 minutes.
  3. Grill lemon wedges and onions in last few minutes, turning once, just until grill marks appear. Serve with chicken.


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Source: My Recipes


Photo Credit to: Annabelle Breakey