An easy grilled chicken dish to cook with your sous-chef

This week was kids’ choice, and bound to be your kids’ favourite.

Grilled Lemon and Herb Chicken

Prep time: up to 24 hours but as little as 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 500ml (bottle) butter milk
  • 1 lemon
  • Herbs to suit
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Broccoli
  • Capsicum
  • Carrot
  • 4 large potatoes
  • 100ml of milk
  • 50 grams of butter
  • Handful of cheese


  1. In a container place chicken breasts and cover with butter milk. Cover and refrigerate for up to 24hrs.
  2. Drain off excess butter milk and place chicken on a tray. Cover both sides with herbs. Heat up the frying pan and add a good glug of oil to cover the surface the surface of the pan. Grill chicken off. Squeeze half a lemon over the chicken when its nearly cooked. Remove from the heat.
  3. In the same hot pan add butter and garlic. Sauté off the veggies. Squeeze the other half of the lemon over the veggies.
  4. Boil enough water to cover the potatoes. Boil till soft. Drain water and discard the water. Mash potatoes with milk and butter and cheese.
  5. Serve up!




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