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Easy Lemon Garlic Chicken

Ken Wehrheim

"Not a lot to say here--very few ingredients, not a lot of calories, and delicious."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 260 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 chicken breasts)

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  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chicken and cook until browned, about 4 minutes per side.
  2. Pour broth over chicken and cover skillet; lower heat to low and simmer until chicken is no longer pink in the center, about 30 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Transfer chicken to a plate, reserving broth mixture in the skillet.
  3. Pour lemon juice into broth mixture and simmer until liquid is reduced by 1/3, 2 to 3 minutes. Return chicken to the skillet and cook until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 260 calories; 11 g fat; 2.5 g carbohydrates; 35.9 g protein; 98 mg cholesterol; 325 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Lemon chicken is a favorite in my house and I make it pretty much the same way...simple. One thing I do not do is to reduce the chicken broth/lemon juice mixture. Because gravy is preferred here...

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Just okay. Not fabulous. I added a bit of extra lemon juice, and that was definitely the dominant flavor; I used an extra clove of garlic, but that got lost somewhere. I also added probably abou...

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Lemon chicken is a favorite in my house and I make it pretty much the same way...simple. One thing I do not do is to reduce the chicken broth/lemon juice mixture. Because gravy is preferred here...

Just okay. Not fabulous. I added a bit of extra lemon juice, and that was definitely the dominant flavor; I used an extra clove of garlic, but that got lost somewhere. I also added probably abou...

ive used the same recipe for making chicken kabobs for grilling. just marinate cubed breasts for an hour or more. remove and put on skewers. great with greek salad.

This turned out yummy with minimal ingredients. Most of which I didn't have so I used unicorn flames and fairy dust jk, I didn't have lemons so I used bottled lemon, and garlic powder on the raw...

I made this recipe with 6 very large bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, which is what I had on hand, therefore increasing all ingredients proportionately. These thighs took much longer to cook t...

Omg. This was the easiest and tastiest chicken I've had in a LONG time. I used chicken thighs instead of breasts, which just resulted in a flavorful skin to add to the yumminess. The sauce was j...

Followed easy directions....my husband loved it.....very tender.

Simple, healthy, delicious

Fantastic! I thicken the sauce a little for gravy effect, served with salad and some butter potatoes...will make again for sure! Thanks for the recipe!