Baked Lemon Herb Chicken Breasts
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Baked Lemon Herb Chicken Breasts are delicious. The lemon brings a bright flavor that is enhanced with garlic and herbs. In the oven or even on the grill, this will be a new go-to recipe!
Recipe type: Chicken Breast
Serves: 4-8
  • 1-2 lbs of boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice (usually juice of one lemon is fine)
  • 1 tbsp white or rice wine vinegar
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, crushed or chopped
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • pinch of red pepper flakes, optional
  1. Place all ingredients, except the chicken, in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag and mash together until mixed.
  2. Add the chicken and allow it to marinate on the counter for 30 minutes if you are cooking immediately. If you are planning to cook the chicken later, put it in the fridge for up to 24 hours before cooking.
  3. TO BAKE: Preheat oven to 450 degrees and bake for 20 minutes or until meat reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  4. TO GRILL: Grill over medium-high heat for 7-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches an internal temp of 165. (Try to only turn once to help the meat retain its juices.)
  5. Enjoy!
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at