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Lemon Chicken Bake

Rated as 4.29 out of 5 Stars
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"Simple and bright flavors of the Mediterranean come together to season fresh boneless skinless chicken breasts with lemon and capers, baked until golden with bell peppers and garlic."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 222
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 chicken breasts)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Place in a skillet coated with vegetable cooking spray. Sear chicken, about 3 minutes per side. Set aside.
  3. In casserole dish, combine chicken stock, 1 teaspoon salt, peppers, lemon juice, lemon slices, capers, and garlic. Place chicken in dish and top with olive oil and thyme sprigs. Cover dish with aluminum foil and bake 40 to 45 minutes or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 170 degrees F.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 222 calories; 8.2 13.7 27.6 65 702 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Definitely check the chicken well before the 40-45 minutes called for in the recipe, or else you'll end up with dry chicken. I used 5.5 - 6 oz breasts and mine were done at at 22 minutes. Use a...

Most helpful critical review

8.7.18 If I make this again, I’ll start checking the chicken temperature at 30 minutes, as it was overcooked at 40 minutes. It was OK, but didn’t have as much flavor as I anticipated. With th...

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8.7.18 If I make this again, I’ll start checking the chicken temperature at 30 minutes, as it was overcooked at 40 minutes. It was OK, but didn’t have as much flavor as I anticipated. With th...

Definitely check the chicken well before the 40-45 minutes called for in the recipe, or else you'll end up with dry chicken. I used 5.5 - 6 oz breasts and mine were done at at 22 minutes. Use a...

After reading the five reviews this recipe already had I decided to follow France C.'s advice and marinade the chicken in hopes of attaining flavorful moist chicken. I mixed the the stock, salt,...

My family loves this flavor combination (it reminds of us chicken piccata), so this gets 5 Stars from us! Per the other reviews, I reduced the baking time. Just shy of 30 minutes was great for u...

This recipe has some of my favorites-lemon, peppers, and capers. The chicken and peppers delivered with a zesty, lemony taste.

I made this recipe as is. It was a hit with everyone from my granddaughter who is almost 2, her parents, and my husband & me. The flavors infuse the chicken nicely without being overpowering an...