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chicken marinade on a plate with salad and slice lemons

Lemon Pepper Chicken

Jennie Duncan
Need something new to take your chicken dinner up a level tonight? Try this simple and easy Lemon Pepper Chicken.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
marinade time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 276 kcal


  • 2 pounds chicken breast (boneless and skinless)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • ¼ tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon parsley (dried)
  • ½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper (or to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder


  • Place chicken breast in a large baggie. Whisk together the remaining ingredients and pour into bag with chicken. Seal and massage chicken until coated with the marinade. Place in the fridge overnight or cook immediately
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place chicken in a dish and bake for 30-40 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.
  • Once cooked allow to rest for 5 minutes then serve. 


Cooking Time Tip:

Time may vary depending in the size of your chicken breast. For small chicken breast check the temperature around 20 minutes. Chicken should be over 165 degrees F before eating. 


Calories: 276kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 49gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 555mgPotassium: 888mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 314IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast
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