Lemon Chicken

Zesty and tangy lemon chicken recipes always taste great.


Lemon not only adds that extra kick to a dish, but is also a great source of vitamin C and antioxidants. This article contains various lemon chicken recipes that you can cook for yourself or share with your friends and family. Happy cooking!

Grilled Lemon Chicken Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Lemon grilled chicken recipe is just mouth watering and makes a quick and tasty dinner. Marinate your chicken a few hours in advance.

Ingredients:
• 4 chicken breast
• 1 Red bell pepper
• 2 tablespoon minced garlic
• 1/4 cup Olive oil
• 1 tablespoon mustard
• Juice of 2 lemons
• 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
• Salt

Instructions:
1. Cut bell pepper into thin slices.
2. Clean the chicken breast. Ideally you should use boneless chicken.
3. In a blender, mix olive oil with mustard and lemon juice. Add minced garlic, salt and black pepper. Add red chilli flakes if you like spicy food.
4. Pout this mixture into a bowl and add sliced red pepper.
5. Coat your chicken with this mixture. Let the chicken marinate for 1 hr at least in a refrigerator. For more taste, marinate for 12 hrs.
6. Oil the grill lightly and heat until sizzling hot.
7. Now place chicken on the grill. Cook until one side is golden brown and then flip to let the other side cook. Always oil the chicken before flipping.
8. Sprinkle with freshly chopped herbs and lemon slices.Your Lemon Chicken Recipe is ready.

grilled lemon chicken

Juicy Garlic Lemon Chicken Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 45 Minutes

This recipe uses melted butter which makes the chicken soft and succulent so that it almost melts in your mouth. To make Juicy garlic lemon chicken recipe, you will need:

Ingredients:
• 1 whole chicken cut into pieces
• Grated peel of one large lemon
• Juice of 2 lemons
• 1 tablespoon minced garlic
• 1 teaspoon dried thyme
• Salt, to taste
• 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
• 4 tablespoon butter
• 2 lemons
• 1/2 cup chopped parsley

Instructions:
1. Clean the chicken pieces.
2. In a blender add grated lemon peel, thyme, black pepper, lemon juice, 2 tablespoon melted butter and salt. Blend until all the ingredients mix together.
3. Place your chicken in a bowl and add this mixture. Coat well.
4. Place in a refrigerator and let the chicken marinate for a few hours. Mix your chicken every 30 minutes so that the tastes seep into the chicken.
5. Butter a baking dish. Remove the chicken from the marinate mixture and place in the dish.
6. Bake for 30 minutes in an over at 360 F. Turn every 10 minutes and keep brushing the chicken with the left over marinate.
7. Cook until chicken is done. Brush with melted butter and cook for another 2 minutes to get a crispy brown coating of the chicken.
8. To serve, place the chicken in a plate. Pour the sauce left in the baking dish. Garnish with freshly cut parsley and lemon slices.Your lemon chicken recipe is ready to enjoy.

Juicy garlic lemon chicken

Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Lemon chicken with mushrooms recipe is an appetizing dish. The herb and lemon coated chicken is topped with a creamy mushroom sauce and is ideally served with plain boiled rice.

Ingredients:
• 2 chicken breast
• 1 cup mushrooms
• 1/2 cup melted butter
• 2 tablespoons lemon juice
• 1 cup chicken broth
• 1 tablespoon minced garlic
• Zest of 1 lemon
• Freshly ground black pepper
• Salt

Instructions:
1. Slice the mushrooms.
2. Melt the butter in a pan and sauté the mushrooms until golden.
3. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and garlic.
4. Cut the chicken into bite sized pieces and add to the mushrooms. Fry until chicken is slightly golden.
5. Now add chicken broth.
6. Add salt and pepper.
7. Boil on a low heat for 15-20 minutes until the broth is reduced to a thick sauce. While cooking, stir every 5 minutes.
8. To serve, heap up some boiled rice in a plate. Top up with the lemon chicken and mushroom with the sauce. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander and serve.

lemon chicken with mushrooms

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Rosemary Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Grilled lemon chicken recipe with rosemary is low on calories and is ideal for those on a diet. Use chicken with skin to retain the moisture while you grill the chicken. You can replace butter with olive oil.To make this recipe, you will need:

Ingredients:
• 2 chicken breast
• 2 tablespoon butter
• Freshly squeezed juice of 2 lemons
• 1/2 tablespoon dried rosemary
• 1 teaspoon minced garlic
• 1 teaspoon minced ginger
• Fresh chopped rosemary
• Freshly ground black pepper
• Salt, to taste

Instructions:
1. Clean the chicken breast and place them in a bowl.
2. Mix together butter, lemon juice, dried rosemary, ginger and garlic. Add salt and pepper and mix well.
3. Coat your chicken with thus mixture.
4. Let the chicken marinate for an hour.
5. Heat a grilling pan and coat lightly with butter.
6. Place the chicken on the grill when it is hot.
7. Cook until chicken is golden brown on both sides. While cooking, keep brushing the chicken with the left over juices.
8. Serve with a fresh salad (See: Chicken Salad Recipe).

grilled lemon chicken with rosemary

Your lemon chicken recipe is ready.

You should try all these lemon chicken recipes because each of them have different taste and flavours. You can post your comment under this page after you have tried.

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