Lemon Chicken Breasts

Ellen Whiteman

A flavorful and citrusy dish made with tender chicken breasts marinated in lemon, herbs, and spices.

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💪🏻 Low Carb
🍗 Paleo

10 mins

40 mins

Nutritional Value

Protein - 30g
Carbs - 5g
Fats - 12g


Total: 11Serves: 4
1/4 cup Olive Oil
3 tbsp Garlic

(9 cloves)

1/3 cup Dry White Wine
1 tbsp Lemon Zest

(2 lemons)

2 tbsp Lemon Juice
3/2 tsp Oregano
1 tsp Thyme Leaves
1 tsp Kosher Salt
1 tsp Black Pepper
4 pieces Chicken Breasts

(6 to 8 ounces each, skin on)

1 pieces Lemon


Step 1 : Preheat the oven

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Step 2 : Prepare the sauce

Warm the olive oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Off the heat, add white wine, lemon zest, lemon juice, oregano, thyme, and salt. Pour into a baking dish.

Step 3 : Prepare the chicken

Pat the chicken breasts dry and place them skin side up over the sauce. Brush with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cut the lemon into wedges and tuck among the chicken.

Step 4 : Bake the chicken

Bake for 30-40 minutes at 400 degrees until chicken is cooked and skin is browned. Broil for 2 minutes if needed. Cover with foil and let rest for 10 minutes.

Step 5 : Serve

Sprinkle with salt and serve hot with pan juices.

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