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chicken marinade on a plate with salad and slice lemons

Lemon Pepper Chicken

Jennie Duncan
Need something new to liven up your chicken dinner 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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