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Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast Recipe

Incredibly flavorful and juicy Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken is low-carb, gluten-free and takes MINUTES to prepare.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 170kcal


  • 16 ounces Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ 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: 280IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.5mg