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Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 22 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Yield: 20 pieces, 8 to 10 appetizer servings
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1 1/2 pounds chicken breast tenders, 20 pieces

2 lemons, juiced and zested

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, eyeball it

Coarse black pepper

Coarse salt


Special equipment:
Twenty 6-inch bamboo party skewers
  1. 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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