Easy Mediterranean Baked Lemon Chicken Recipe Is Divinely Refreshing by 30Seconds Food

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Easy Mediterranean Baked Lemon Chicken Recipe Is Divinely Refreshing

Lemon, olive oil, garlic and oregano pack these chicken breasts with extraordinary flavor. This easy Mediterranean chicken recipe is on the table in about 30 minutes and is the perfect addition to your healthy eating plans. 

Boneless chicken breasts are baked in the oven in olive oil, dried oregano, garlic powder, white wine, fresh garlic, lemon zest and lemon juice. The chicken only needs to bake about 20 minutes, though this will depend on your oven and the thickness of the chicken breasts

Serve this lemon chicken recipe with rice to soak up the lemony pan sauce and a fresh vegetable or salad. Dinner is done. Shred the leftovers and use in a chicken salad or main dish salad for lunch or dinner the next day. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 boneless chicken breasts  
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • juice and zest of 2 lemons
  • 1 lemon, cut into slices
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole
  • chopped fresh parsley

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Season the chicken breast with salt and pepper and put them into a baking dish. 
  2. Combine the olive oil, oregano, garlic powder, white wine, minced garlic, lemon juice and lemon zest. Pour the mixture over the chicken
  3. Scatter the lemon slices and whole garlic cloves in the pan. Bake in a preheated 400-degree F oven for about 20 minutes or until cooked through. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley. 

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Elisa Schmitz
Love a light chicken dish for dinner. This recipe is a keeper! #yum
Donna John
I'm thinking a little parmesan over the top, too. :-)
Absolutely perfect 😋
Made this over the weekend and it is SPECTACULAR! Yum!
Donna John
I am so glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for letting us know. :-) BonnieLance

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