Lemon Chicken

lemon chicken
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins


1tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
1/4cup fresh lemon juice
1/4cup extra-virgin olive oil
1teaspoon coarse salt
1teaspoon dried thyme
1teaspoon dried basil
1tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh parsley
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1/4teaspoon 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


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