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Low Carb Lemon BBQ Grilled Chicken

With just a bottle of BBQ sauce and a few lemons, you can grill up a low carb crowd pleaser - lemon barbecue chicken!
Course Entree, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue, barbeque, bbq, chicken, grill, grilled
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 6


  • 6 chicken breasts or 3 thick chicken breasts halved
  • 3/4 C. lemon juice about 3 lemons
  • 1 t. onion powder
  • 1 t. garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 t. black pepper
  • 1/2 t. Kosher salt
  • 12 oz. Sugar-Free Barbecue Sauce
  • 1/2 C. Sugar-Free Barbecue Sauce for basting


  1. Pound each chicken breast (and slice in half, if large), to an even thickness, about 3/4 inch, in a heavy duty zipper bag.
  2. Add in all remaining ingredients to the bag and let marinate for 30 minutes to an hour.
  3. Prepare grill.
  4. Place chicken on grill and cook 3 minutes on each side, rotate 90 degrees and then cooke an additional 3 minutes on each side.
  5. Optional: baste the top of each filet after removing from the grill.
  6. Serve immediately or cold.
  7. #enJOY!

Recipe Notes

Ensure your sauce is gluten and dairy free. The Head Country sauce mentioned in this recipe is.