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Lemon Pepper Chicken

Experience the irresistible combination of tender chicken infused with zesty lemon and fragrant herbs, creating a flavor sensation that will leave your taste buds wanting more. Recipe Source: Mississippi State University Extension

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4
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  • 1 pound Chicken Breasts or Thighs, boneless and skinless
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Trim fat and, if needed, cut larger pieces to make 4 servings.
  3. In a small bowl, mix lemon pepper seasoning, basil, and oregano.
  4. Heat oil in large cast iron skillet over medium heat. When skillet is hot, use tongs to add chicken, then season with half of the lemon pepper mix. Cook for 2 minutes, then flip the chicken.
  5. Pour lemon juice over chicken, season with remaining lemon pepper mix and cook for 2 more minutes.
  6. Place skillet in the oven and cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 165°F.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe % Daily Value
Calories 171
Fat 6 g 8%
Saturated Fat 1 g 5%
Cholesterol 83 mg 28%
Sodium 342 mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 1 g 0.4%
Protein 26 g 52%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

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