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Zesty Baked Lemon Chicken

lemon chicken
Cooking Method
Courses ,
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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  • 4 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup cooking wine (or white wine)
  • 1 medium lemon (juiced)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme (dried or fresh)
  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 259
% 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.

Keywords: bake lemon chicken, lemon chicken
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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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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