Lemon Chicken Recipes

Got lemons? Make chicken! It will brighten the flavor of chicken, even acts as a tenderizer. With dozens of recipes to look at, you're sure to find a favorite.

Staff Picks

Lemon Chicken I

Rating: 3.82 stars
Easy recipe - serve with baked potato or rice.

Easy Grilled Lemon Chicken

Rating: 4.22 stars
I learned to make this when I was vacationing in Bermuda after high school. It has been 18 years, and this is still one of our favorite dishes ever! My children ALL love it - from the toddler to the teen! And it's so easy that even my non-cooking husband can whip this up! The longer you marinate the chicken, the better it is!

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

Rating: 4.76 stars
I don't have the energy or courage to cater for a living but, if I did, this Greek lemon chicken and potatoes would be one of my go-to entrees, and not just for big, fat weddings. It's a proven crowd-pleaser, simple to make, and easy on the wallet.

Garlic-Lemon Double Stuffed Chicken

Rating: 4.61 stars
Not your everyday chicken dish! Stuffed with Cheddar and cream cheeses, then drenched with a garlic-lemon-butter sauce, your friends and family will be begging you to make this recipe - believe me, I know!

Fig and Lemon Chicken

Rating: 4.13 stars
Chicken thighs roasted with figs and lemon slices in a lemon, vinegar and brown sugar glaze. Easy, delicious and if you don't feel the sauce is enough it can easily be doubled.

Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken II

Rating: 4.16 stars
Seasoned, browned chicken breasts slow cooked with lemon juice, garlic, and chicken bouillon. A wonderful 'fix and forget' recipe that is easy and pleases just about everyone. Great served with rice or pasta, or even alone.

Moroccan Chicken with Saffron and Preserved Lemon

Rating: 4.8 stars
Chicken thighs full of spice and amazing scents to take you right to the Mediterranean. Great with quinoa or brown rice and lots green veggies.

Braise-Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Carrots

Rating: 4.92 stars
A spatchcock chicken sits atop a simple broth with carrots, onion, and lemon, creating a delicious gravy while roasting.

Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce

Rating: 4.58 stars
A rich chicken dish, perfect for a special meal.

Parmesan-Crusted Lemon-Pepper Chicken

Rating: 4.27 stars
This dish was a great hit with my family. Even my 2-year-old loved it and he's a very picky eater. The lemon in this chicken dish gives it a great zing. Serve with rice pilaf and steamed garlic green beans and you've got a delicious meal.

My Best Chicken Piccata

Rating: 4.68 stars
This is the most requested dish by my teens' friends! Great even as leftovers, if there ever are any! Best served with a risotto or fettucine alfredo with a side of broccoli. Not for the diet conscious!

Creamy Lemon Chicken Thighs

Rating: 4.82 stars
Tender dark-meat chicken thighs and drumsticks baked in a rich, creamy white sauce.

Inspiration and Ideas

Rosemary Lemon Grilled Chicken
Rating: Unrated
"This is darn good. I followed advice and cut the butter with olive oil. My guests loved it!" – SteveB
Simple Lemon Herb Chicken
Rating: Unrated
These quick-cooking chicken breasts are perfect for topping salads, pastas, or enjoying in sandwiches.