Lemon Herbed Chicken

Lemon Herbed Chicken

Servings: 4
Active Prep Time: 10 minutes
Inactive Prep Time: 30 minutes (marinating time)
Cook Time: 25 minutes


1 pound boneless, skinless chicken tenders
1 lemon, sliced
Zest and juice of 2 lemons
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Lemon wedges for serving
Fresh basil and thyme, finely chopped for serving


1. Prep the Marinade:
In a small pot, warm the lemon zest, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, minced garlic, chopped thyme, kosher salt, and black pepper to create the sauce.

2. Cook the Chicken:
Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the chicken and lemon slices to the skillet. Cook the chicken until it’s golden brown and reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C), about 5 minutes a side.

3. Dress & Serve:
Serve the chicken and lemon slices with the warm sauce and garnish with additional fresh herbs.