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baked lemon chicken breast

Baked Garlic Lemon Chicken Breasts

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr

Baked Garlic Lemon Chicken Breasts are super juicy and tender, and they are easy to bake in under 30 minutes with fresh lemon and garlic.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Chicken Breast, Baked Garlic Lemon Chicken Breasts, Lemon Chicken Breast
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 404 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 4 chicken breasts boneless and skinless
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 cloves garlic smashed
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 lemon sliced into rounds
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Herbs
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Add all the ingredients to a large bowl or plastic bag, and stir to combine.

  2. Add the chicken and toss covering it in the marinade.

  3. Let sit for at least 30 minutes, or overnight to marinate in the fridge.

  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

  5. Lightly grease a baking dish.

  6. Add chicken in one layer and part of the marinade to the baking dish.

  7. Bake it for about 20 minutes in the preheated oven, flipping it once and basting it with the sauce. The chicken is ready when it reaches 165 degrees in the thickest part of the breast.

  8. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving it.

Nutrition Facts

Baked Garlic Lemon Chicken Breasts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 404 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 145mg48%
Sodium 847mg37%
Potassium 941mg27%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 49g98%
Vitamin A 84IU2%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.