Zesty Lemon Chicken

Zesty Lemon Chicken

Zesty Lemon Chicken is a delightful and tangy chicken dish that’s perfect for any occasion. With a burst of citrusy flavor and a hint of spice, this recipe will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 lemons, juiced and zested
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, combine the lemon juice, lemon zest, minced garlic, olive oil, dried oregano, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in a zip-top bag and pour the lemon marinade over them. Seal the bag and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade and grill for about 6-8 minutes per side or until the chicken is cooked through and has grill marks.
  4. Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  5. Serve the Zesty Lemon Chicken slices with your favorite sides and garnish with fresh lemon slices and a sprinkle of chopped parsley.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Zesty Lemon Chicken is a mouthwatering dish that combines the bright flavors of lemon with savory grilled chicken. It’s easy to make and perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a weekend barbecue. The marinade infuses the chicken with a tangy and zesty flavor, while the grill adds a smoky char that enhances the overall taste. Serve it with your favorite sides like roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 260kcal

Protein: 27g

Carbohydrates: 5g

Fat: 15g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 76mg

Sodium: 392mg

Potassium: 445mg

Fiber: 1g

Sugar: 1g

Vitamin A: 177IU

Vitamin C: 31mg

Calcium: 32mg

Iron: 1mg

Zesty Lemon Chicken is a crowd-pleaser that’s sure to become a family favorite. The combination of zesty lemons, garlic, and spices creates a tantalizing marinade that infuses the chicken with incredible flavor. Whether you’re grilling outdoors or using a grill pan indoors, this recipe is a breeze to make. The result is juicy, tender, and oh-so-delicious chicken that will leave everyone craving for seconds. Try it for your next meal, and watch it disappear from the plate in no time!

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