Lemon Chicken

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of our Lemon Chicken recipe—a perfect balance of zesty citrus and savory herbs.

Lemon Chicken

This dish is a quick and easy way to elevate your weeknight dinners.
Enjoy the succulent chicken paired with the bright notes of lemon for a delightful culinary experience.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting time 20 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 1 small bowl
  • 1 baking dish


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh parsley for garnish


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, minced garlic, dried oregano, dried thyme, paprika, salt,
  • Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish, arranging them in a single layer.
  • Pour the lemon marinade over the chicken, ensuring each piece is well coated. Let it marinate for at least 20 minutes for maximum flavor.
  • Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F and the chicken is golden brown.
  • Optional: Broil for an additional 2-3 minutes to achieve a crispy exterior.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.


Serve the lemon chicken over rice, quinoa, or with your favorite side dishes.
Keyword Quick & Easy, Quick Meal

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