Oven Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe

  • Yield : 4 serving plates
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h

Oven baked lemon garlic chicken recipe. Chicken breasts with herbs , lemon and garlic baked in oven.Very easy and delicious chicken recipe. You can cook Lemon Garlic Chicken in slow or pressure cookers , if desired.To cook it in slow cooker you need to use the following ingredients:

1 teaspoon dried oregano , 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt , 1/4 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper , 2 pounds (960 g) boneless and skinless chicken breasts , halved ,

2 tablespoons unsalted butter , 1/4 cup (60 ml) water , 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice , 2 garlic cloves , peeled and minced , 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules , 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


In a small mixing bowl,combine dried oregano , minced garlic , seasoned salt and black pepper. Mix well.Rub chicken breast halves with oregano mixture. In a large nonstick skillet , heat butter over medium-high heat. Add seasoned chicken and brown on both sides , turning once. Using a slotted spoon , transfer browned meat to slow cooker.

Pour water , squeezed lemon juice and bouillon granules to the same skillet. Bring to a boil over high heat , scraping browned bites from the bottom of skillet . Remove skillet from the heat. Pour lemon mixture over chicken in slow cooker.

Cover cooker and cook on low-heat setting for 4-5 hours or on high for 2-3 hours. Open the lid,add minced fresh parsley and baste chicken. Cover slow cooker and cook for a further 15-30 minutes or until chicken cooked through.

Turn off slow cooker. Using a tongs , transfer chicken breasts to serving platter. Pour cooking liquid over. Serve hot.

Learn more here how to cook Lemon Garlic Chicken in pressure cooker .

Oven Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe


  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts (skin-on)
  • 1 lemon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C).

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook,stirring,for 1 minute.

Step 3

Turn off the heat. Pour in dry white wine,lemon juice and add lemon zest,oregano,thyme and 1 teaspoon salt. Stir well. Pour lemon mixture into 9x12 inch baking dish.

Step 4

Pat chicken dry with paper towels and place then skin-side up over the sauce. Brush chicken breasts with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.

Step 5

Cut lemon into 8 wedges. Place over chicken. Bake in preheated oven for 30-40 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Serve hot

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Energy

    613 cal
  • Protein

    53.1 g
  • Carbohydrate

    36.4 g
  • Fat

    25 g
  • Cholesterol

    196 mg
  • Calcium

    128 mg
  • Fibre

    5.3 g
  • Sodium

    396 mg
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