Chicken Breast Recipe.

Here’s a simple and flavorful recipe for baked lemon garlic chicken breasts:


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish, optional)


1. Preheat the Oven:

Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).

2. Prepare the Chicken:

a. Pat the chicken breasts dry with paper towels and place them in a baking dish.

3. Make the Marinade:

a. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, minced garlic, dried thyme, dried rosemary, dried oregano, paprika, salt, and black pepper.

b. Add the lemon zest and lemon juice to the marinade and mix well.

4. Marinate the Chicken:

a. Pour the marinade over the chicken breasts, making sure they are well coated. You can let them marinate for about 15-30 minutes for more flavor.

5. Bake:

a. Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the chicken is cooked through.

6. Broil for Crispy Skin (Optional):

a. If you like crispy skin, you can turn on the broiler for the last 2-3 minutes, keeping a close eye to avoid burning. This step is optional but adds a nice crispiness to the skin.

7. Rest and Garnish:

a. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes.

b. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.

8. Serve:

a. Serve the baked lemon garlic chicken breasts with your favorite sides, such as roasted vegetables, rice, or a fresh salad.

This recipe results in juicy and flavorful chicken breasts with the perfect balance of herbs and citrus. It’s a versatile dish that pairs well with various sides, making it a great option for a quick and delicious weeknight meal.

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