Zesty Baked Lemon Chicken

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Baked lemon chicken is a wonderful combination of boneless skinless chicken breasts and spices. It is a fantastic dish the the entire family will enjoy. Not to mention, it is fast and easy.

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 40 min Total Time 1 hr Servings: 4 Calories: 259.4 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This dish is full of flavor. You can add your favorite spices like thyme, rosemary etc. This reminds me of Mediterranean food. The smell while your baking will fill up your kitchen and will make you hungry. 



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  1. Preheat oven at 400 F.

  2. Place chicken in deep baking baking dish. Season with salt and pepper. 

  3. In a preheated pan, add the olive oil. Sauté garlic and thyme until fragrant. 

  4. Pour in wine and juice from one lemon. Stir for a minute or two. Pour it over the chicken. Arrange slices of lemon on top of each chicken. 

  5. Bake for 30 - 40 minutes. Enjoy! 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 259kcal
% Daily Value *
Cholesterol 91.6mg31%
Sodium 875.2mg37%
Potassium 15mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 10.8g4%
Protein 30g60%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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