Baked Lemon Chicken Breasts


Posted: January 25

Time: 3 hours 55 minutes (includes marinating)

Yield: 4 servings

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Thank goodness! Now you never have to endure dry baked chicken again. These Baked Lemon Chicken Breasts are perfectly juicy and flavorful, thanks to a beautifully concocted marinade comprised of butter, lemons, paprika, dried oregano, and garlic salt. Pop these Lemon Chicken Breasts in the oven and get ready to enjoy with your favorite side!


Ingredients

• 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted • 2 lemons, juiced • 1 tablespoon paprika • 1 tablespoon dried oregano • 1 teaspoon garlic salt • salt, to taste • ground black pepper, to taste • 4 (6-ounce) chicken breasts

Directions

Step 1

Mix the butter, lemon juice, paprika, dried oregano, garlic salt, salt, and black pepper into a large mixing bowl (or a resealable bag for easy clean-up) until combined.

Step 2

Add in the chicken breasts and leave the chicken in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.

Step 3

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Step 4

Move the chicken into an oven-safe dish, keeping the skin-side up.

Step 5

Pour the marinade from the bag all around the chicken.

Step 6

Bake the dish uncovered until no longer pink in the centers and juices run clear, about 45 minutes, or until a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees F.

Step 7

Remove the chicken from the oven.

Step 8

Serve hot with some of the marinade on top, if desired.


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