Lemon Chicken

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 4 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook 20 mins

These healthy, kid-friendly chicken breasts are marinated in a blend of herbs and lemon.

lemon chicken


1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon coarse salt
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh parsley
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
4 (6-ounce) chicken breasts


  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken in a blender and blend until emulsified.
  2. Combine chicken and marinade in a nonreactive bowl or dish. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 375F.
  4. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken (discard marinade), and cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Turn chicken over and transfer pan to the oven. Roast about 15 minutes, until thoroughly cooked. Serves 4.

Recipe by Chef Azmin Ghahreman