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Lemon Chicken Bake Recipe
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Lemon Chicken Bake Recipe

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THIS lovely chicken is as good cold as it is right out of the oven. It's moist, tender and lemony with a nice crunch. It's a delicious picnic entree as well as a wonderful meal with scalloped or baked potatoes and a fresh green salad on the side. -Marion Lowery, Medford, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 255 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 652 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a shallow dish, combine the butter, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Place bread crumbs in another dish. Dip chicken in butter mixture, then coat with crumbs.
  2. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with remaining butter mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 179°. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Baked Lemon Chicken in Reminisce July/August 2000, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 255 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 652 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Reviews for Lemon Chicken Bake(25)

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2013

Delicious & easy. My family gives it thumbs up. The light lemon flavor is tops. Will definitely make again.

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Reviewed Jan. 16, 2013

My family loves this recipe. The chicken is very tender and juicy.

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A13
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2012

Too much citrus flavor and not enough garlic. I don't think I'll make this again.

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Reviewed Jul. 11, 2012

We really like this moist, mildly seasoned chicken. I usually serve it with Bacon Chive Potato salad - both the are great served warm or cold, so they make the perfect leftovers.

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Reviewed Feb. 22, 2012

This was so fast and easy! Will definitely make it again.

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