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Baked Lemon Chicken

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars

"THIS lovely chicken is as good cold as it is right out of the oven. It's moist, tender and lemony with a nice crunch. It's a delicious picnic entree as well as a wonderful meal with scalloped or baked potatoes and a fresh green salad on the side. -Marion Lowery, Medford, Oregon"
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a shallow dish, combine the butter, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Place bread crumbs in another dish. Dip chicken in butter mixture, then coat with crumbs.
  2. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Drizzle with remaining butter mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until juices run clear.

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This was/is a very easy and tasty recipe, I did use some items differently...to make the chicken crispier I used plain PANKO bread crumbs (these are Japanese style bread crumbs) and added my own...

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This turned out pretty well; served with rice. The thinner the chicken, the better. Definitely add more lemon juice!! Makes good leftovers too.

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This was/is a very easy and tasty recipe, I did use some items differently...to make the chicken crispier I used plain PANKO bread crumbs (these are Japanese style bread crumbs) and added my own...

This recipe is delicious! The first time I made it, I followed the recipe exactly. The second time, however, I doubled the lemon/butter mixture and also added about 2 T. of honey. This is what m...

i always try to make each recipe as "healthy" as possible so i substituted the butter for olive oil and only used 1 TBSP. i added extra lemon juice and also used lemon zest. i marinated the chic...

I would have liked this but mine came out too soggy...Any suggestions on how to make crispier/crunchier would be great! *** Update*** I recently made this again with the suggestion to bake on a ...

Great recipe, only changes I made was to set the oven on a low broil for 10 min at the end to crisp up the breadcrumbs. Will make again, Thanks!

This was absolutely delicious! I made this for my family this evening and they loved it. The one thing that i did was every 5-8 minutes i squeezed fresh lemon on the chicken, it really made all ...

My husband loves this dish but he liked it better when i toasted the bread myself and used a mrs dash seasoning to it but the breadcrumbs have worked well. I suggest adding foil to the dish whil...

Yummy! I used the juice of one lemon. Who has time to measure?! I also used 3/4 crushed ritz and 1/4 bread crumbs for the coating. Two cloves garlic. I used thin sliced breasts, cooked at 4...

This tasted like a baked chicken piccata. I will definitely make this again. The chicken does need to be pounded, and you should use smaller breasts. I topped each breast with a slice of fresh l...