Lemon Herb Baked Chicken

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This delightful Lemon Herb Baked Chicken is a perfect choice for a quick and easy dinner. The zesty flavors of lemon and aromatic herbs create a deliciously tender and juicy chicken that will satisfy your taste buds. With our recipe, you can make this mouthwatering dish for 4 people in no time!

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 lemons, juiced and zested
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, minced garlic, dried thyme, dried rosemary, dried parsley, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish, and pour the lemon herb marinade over them. Ensure each chicken breast is evenly coated.
  4. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse.
  5. Once marinated, remove the baking dish from the refrigerator and uncover.
  6. Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C). The cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the chicken breasts.
  7. Once cooked, remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Serve the Lemon Herb Baked Chicken hot with your favorite sides, such as steamed vegetables, mashed potatoes, or a fresh garden salad.
  9. Enjoy this quick, easy, and flavorful Lemon Herb Baked Chicken recipe with your loved ones. Bon appétit!

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