Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast Recipe
Incredibly flavorful and juicy Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken is low-carb, gluten-free and takes MINUTES to prepare.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
- 16 ounces Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- 4 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 4 teaspoons butter
- Parsley garnish optional
- Lemon slices optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place chicken in a baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
Gently spoon lemon juice over chicken.
Sprinkle remaining ingredients over chicken.
Place butter slice on top of chicken.
Bake uncovered for approx. 30 minutes or until chicken temperature registers 165 F and juices run clear. Spoon juices over chicken, if desired.
Garnish with parsley and serve with lemon slices, if using.
Use a meat thermometer like this one
to ensure that chicken is fully cooked, but not overdone. Using a thermometer is my number one tip for perfectly cooked meat!
Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 428mg | Vitamin A: 5.6% | Vitamin C: 4% | Calcium: 0.6% | Iron: 2.9%