Lemon Pepper Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

Chicken bosom plans have a terrible rep for being tasteless. In any case, I can guarantee you that we won’t represent anything exhausting — particularly with regards to food. In the event that you toss chicken into a skillet with salt and pepper and prepare it for perpetually, obviously it will be horrendous. I know this sounds self-evident, however it’s what such a significant number of individuals attempting to “eat healthy” do. Then again, when you include layers of splendid and new flavors (like lemon pepper!), eating well is a breeze.

This formula begins the burner for an ideal brilliant singe at that point completes in the broiler for the juiciest, most tasty outcomes. In the event that you would prefer not to turn on your broiler, you can do everything over the burner. After you include the sauce fixings, diminish warmth to medium, and cook for about an additional 3 minutes until the sauce is a consummately velvety consistency.

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Lemon Pepper Chicken

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Recipe by Delish Course: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Total time

45

minutes

The best way to make homemade Lemon Pepper Chicken is with lemon zest (no juice!),

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. all-purpose flour

  • 1 tbsp. lemon pepper seasoning

  • 1 tsp. kosher salt

  • 2 lemons, divided

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, halved

  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 c. Chicken broth Swanson Chicken Broth

  • 2 tbsp. butter

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish

Directions

  • FOR OVEN
  • Preheat oven to 400°. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, lemon pepper, salt, and zest of 1 lemon. Toss chicken breasts in the flour mixture until fully coated. Slice remaining lemon into thin rounds.
  • In a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add chicken in a single layer and cook until golden on bottom, about 5 minutes, then flip chicken breasts.
  • To skillet, add broth, butter, garlic, and lemon slices and bake until chicken is cooked through and sauce has reduced slightly, about 5 minutes.
  • Spoon sauce on top of chicken and garnish with parsley.
  • FOR STOVETOP
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, lemon pepper, salt, and zest of 1 lemon. Toss chicken breasts in the flour mixture until fully coated. Slice remaining lemon into thin rounds.
  • In a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add chicken in a single layer and cook until golden on bottom, about 5 minutes, then flip chicken breasts.
  • To skillet, add broth, butter, garlic, and lemon slices and cook until chicken is cooked through and sauce has reduced slightly, 3 minutes.
  • Spoon sauce on top of chicken and garnish with parsley.

Notes

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