Easy Lemon Crusted Chicken


Posted: December 17

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Once you bite into Easy Lemon Crusted Chicken, you'll hear a crunch of satisfaction. That isn't just the sound of the herby, crispy crust infused with citrus brightness. It's also the sound of simplicity and relaxation. It only takes 5 steps and 30 minutes to have savory chicken breasts cooked to perfection on your table, so your weeknight dinner just became much more delicious. Easy Lemon Crusted Chicken is sunny and hearty with a flavor that will warm your heart like a sunbeam.


Ingredients

• 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano • 1/2 teaspoon paprika • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice • 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil • 1 pound chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil.

Step 2

In a shallow bowl or pie plate, mix the chopped parsley, panko breadcrumbs, oregano, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, lemon juice, and olive oil.

Step 3

Roll the chicken in the breadcrumb mixture, ensuring each breast is evenly coated.

Step 4

Place the coated chicken on the prepared baking sheet and bake until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 15-20 minutes. Serve!


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