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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, bell 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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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 already done at at 22 minute...

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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,...

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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,...

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 already done at at 22 minute...

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...

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...

Easy weeknight dinner, but the recipe could be tweaked. First, the chicken would be so dry if you cooked it for 40 minutes! Mine was done in a little under 20, but the veggies could have used mo...

We loved this recipe! Wonderfully light and zesty in flavor. I doubled the bell peppers, and it could have actually used more veggies - but we like lots. Loved the touch of capers in this.

This was a tasty chicken meal. I added garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and poultry seasoning. I started checking the chicken at 15 minutes because I cut the chicken breasts in half. My fam...

Added a few of my own spices. I will more than likely make it again

Being that the first step said “brown chicken then place aside”, I decided to make it in my cast iron skillet. I browned the chicken as instructed then removed the chicken added the rest of the ...