Looking for a new flavorful way to prepare chicken breast this recipe is right up your alley. Baked lemon pepper chicken packs a powerful flavor punch and is guaranteed to excite your taste buds. It is also a delicious protein dinner that can be served with an array of your favorite side dishes that the whole family will love.
The chicken is marinated in the lemon pepper marinade for up to 24 hours and then baked in the oven. Delicately tasting chicken is a perfect carrier for the bold flavors of the marinade, which is also very easy to make as a bonus.
A simple combination of lemon pepper, dries basil, oregano and thyme and olive oil. Chicken breast is then coated in the mixture and can be baked right away or marinated first.
Depending on the size of your chicken breasts it can take anywhere form 15-25 minutes for the chicken to be cooked through. You can also test if your baked chicken breast is done by using an oven thermometer, checking that it has reached an internal temperature of 165°F. If you want even more flavorful and juicier chicken you can use chicken thighs with the same rub as an alternative. Whatever suits your personal palette.
Serve the chicken with veggies and starch s for a complete meal or simply use in your meal prep, topping salads, making wraps or soups.