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Lemon BBQ Chicken LowCarbingAsian Cover 2

Lemon BBQ Chicken

The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Lemon BBQ Chicken. Bursting with umami and lemon yuzu. Net Carb/Serv ~5g. Step by step directions with pictures make this recipe quick and easy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Asian Fusion, Worldwide
Keyword bbq lemon chicken, japanese bbq chicken, keto bbq chicken, lowcarb bbq chicken, yuzu kosho chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marination Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 176kcal


  • 12 oz Chicken Thigh Skinless and Boneless, about 3-4 chicken thighs
  • 3 Cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 4 Large Lemons
  • 1 tsp Yuzu Kosho  optional


  • Gather all the ingredients.
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  • In a glass mixing bowl, add water, salt, chicken, lemon juice and lemon shell. Marinate for 8 hours to overnight. Note - it's recommended not to use metal bowls due to the interaction with lemon's acidity.
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  • After marination, pat chicken dry with a paper towel and cut into 1" x 1" cubes.
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  • Preheat grill to 350F.
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  • Once the grill is up to temp, reduce heat to medium and place chicken pieces on the grill. Close lid and cook for 7-10 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165F while occasionally rotating the chicken.
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  • Transfer chicken to a serving plate and serve with optional Yuzu
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Calories: 176kcal | Protein: 15g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 3563mg | Potassium: 154mg | Vitamin A: 114IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg