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 with Whole 30 and Keto low carb options.
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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. (optional step)
Step 3: Combine oil, lemon juice, honey, 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
25-30 minutes at 425ºF. I find that baking quickly at a higher temperature makes for juicier chicken breasts.
Ingredients Needed To Make Lemon Pepper Chicken:
- Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
- Honey or Maple Syrup (optional)
- Sea Salt
- Fresh Cracked Pepper
What Do You Eat With Lemon Pepper Chicken
- 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
- 5 Tablespoons Avocado or Olive Oil, (divided)
- Juice of 1 Lemon, (approx 3 Tb)
- 1 teaspoon Honey or Maple Syrup, (optional - omit for low carb and Whole30)
- 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, honey, salt and pepper.
- Pour lemon mixture over the top of chicken breast in roasting dish. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165ºF.
Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per ServingCalories 281 Total Fat 10g Saturated Fat 2g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 7g Cholesterol 102mg Sodium 356mg Carbohydrates 9g Fiber 1g Sugar 5g Protein 38g