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Moist Lemon Herb Chicken Recipe

Moist Lemon Herb Chicken Recipe

I wanted a healthy, flavorful chicken recipe that was fast, easy and a real crowd-pleaser. I got lucky and hit the jackpot with this one! —Kali Wraspir, Olympia, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon herbes de Provence
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice


  • 1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large ovenproof skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chicken in oil. Sprinkle herbes de Provence and lemon peel over chicken; add lemon juice to pan.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: Look for herbes de Provence in the spice aisle.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half : 220 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2014

"Very simple, very tasty. I loved the lemon flavor so much I used the pan drippings to dip my chicken in as I are it."

Reviewed Apr. 1, 2013

"I made this lastnight for my family and they loved it! The only thing I didn't do was used cooking spray for the pan, I just browned the chicken with the oil. Then transfered it to a baking dish (since I didn't have a ovenproof skillet)."

Reviewed Mar. 6, 2012

"Lemon added a nice light taste to the chicken. I will add this to my recipe book, because I'll make it again. Added the leftover chicken breast to a parmasan pasta dish the following day."

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