This Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe is a great weeknight dinner idea. A flavorful chicken dinner that goes well with rice, pasta, vegetables or salad. This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, Paleo, Whole 30 and Keto low carb.
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Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken Baked In The Oven
This dinner recipe is quick, easy and just a few simple ingredients. Fresh lemon and cracked pepper give this Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast recipe its flavor. Though it is not overpowering so this chicken will go well with whatever you want to serve it with.
What To Serve With Lemon Pepper Chicken
Can You Marinate Chicken In Lemon Overnight
Please don’t. Seriously though, lemon will begin to break down the chicken resulting in a mushy texture. So definitely DO NOT soak chicken in lemon overnight.
Ingredients Needed To Make Lemon Pepper Chicken:
- Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
- Sea Salt
- Fresh Cracked Pepper
How To Make Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast In The Oven
Step 1: Preheat oven to 425ºF
Step 2: Brown Chicken in skillet over medium/high heat.
Step 3: Combine oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Step 4: Place chicken in roasting dish, pour lemon mixture over the top. Bake until internal temp reaches 165ºF.
How Long Do You Cook Lemon Pepper Chicken In The Oven
22-27 minutes at 425ºF. I find that baking quickly at a higher temperature makes for juicier chicken breasts.
More Easy Chicken Recipes:
- 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
- 5 Tablespoons Avocado or Olive Oil, (divided)
- Juice of 1 Lemon, (approx 3 Tb)
- 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
- 2 teaspoons Fresh Cracked Pepper
- Preheat oven to 425ºF
- In large skillet over medium/high heat 2 Tablespoons oil then brown chicken and transfer to a roasting dish.
- Combine remaining oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
- Pour lemon mixture over the top of chicken breast in roasting dish. Bake for 22-27 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165ºF.
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Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 255Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 102mgSodium 355mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 0gProtein 38g
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