Food & Drink

Easy Lemon Chicken



1-1/2 lb. chicken breast, skinned and fat removed

3 lemons, juiced and zested, flesh cut into segments
1 Tablespoon vinegar (or balsamic vinegar)

3 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

1 medium onion, sliced

1/4 teaspoon salt

black pepper to taste

1/2 teaspoon paprika


Using skinless chicken breasts means this tangy dish is lower in saturated fat and cholesterol. You can also use chicken thighs and drumsticks.

If you like lemons, you'll love this simple chicken dish!
Minutes to Prepare: 10
Minutes to Cook: 60
Number of Servings: 4


1. Place chicken in 13x9x2" glass baking dish.

2. Mix lemon juice, vinegar, lemon peel, oregano, and onions. Pour over chicken, cover and marinate in refrigerator several hours or overnight, turning occasionally.

3. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and paprika.

4. Cover and bake at 325º F for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 minutes more or until done.

Yield: 4 servings--Serving Size: One chicken breast with sauce

Recipe and photo from Spark Recipes -

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