Lemon Herb Chicken

Homemade Lemon and Herb Chicken

Lemon Herb Chicken is a simple and healthy recipe that is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. To make it, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh herbs (such as thyme, rosemary, or basil), chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the lemon zest, garlic, herbs, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in a large resealable bag or a baking dish and pour the marinade over the chicken.
  3. Let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  4. Heat the grill or preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  5. Grill or bake the chicken for about 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through.
  6. Serve the chicken with your favorite side dishes, such as roasted vegetables or a salad.

This recipe is very versatile and you can use any herbs you like, or even a store-bought herb mix. This is a very healthy meal as it’s low in fat, high in protein and has a good balance of flavors.