Zesty Lemon Chicken
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2cups fresh lemon juiceabout 8-9 lemons
  • 1cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2teaspoons salt
  • 2teaspoons paprika
  • 1teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • 2tablespoons freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1/3cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4cup chicken broth
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced in rounds
  • Minced fresh parsley
  1. In a large, sealed plastic bag, combine chicken breasts and lemon juice. Squeeze air out and seal. Refrigerate overnight, turning once.
  2. Remove chicken, reserving 2 tablespoons of marinade, and drip dry. Combine flour, salt, paprika and pepper in a plastic bag. Shake until well mixed. Put chicken breasts in bag, one at a time, and shake to coat evenly.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat and sauté breasts, a few at a time, until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes.
  4. Arrange chicken in a single layer in a large baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with lemon peel and brown sugar. Mix chicken broth with reserved 2 tablespoons marinade and pour around chicken. Place a thin lemon slice on top of each breast and sprinkle with minced parsley.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes or until tender.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Zesty Lemon Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Photography by Rita Maas

Calories 300,Fat 7,Perfat 21,Cholesterol 63,Carbo 31,Protein 29,Fiber N/A,Sodium N/A