Looking for a quick and easy dinner recipe that packs a punch of flavor? Try our luscious lemon chicken! This citrusy delight is perfect for those hectic weeknights where you need something delicious, but don’t have a lot of time to spare.
– 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
– 2 lemons
– 1/4 cup olive oil
– 1/4 cup honey
– 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
– 2 garlic cloves, minced
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– Fresh thyme sprigs, for garnish
1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
2. Zest both lemons and set the zest aside. Cut one lemon into thin slices and set aside.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, honey, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, and lemon zest.
4. Season both sides of the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, then place them in a baking dish.
5. Pour the honey-lemon mixture over the chicken, making sure to coat both sides evenly.
6. Lay the lemon slices on top of the chicken.
7. Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
8. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs for an extra pop of flavor.
There you have it – an easy and flavorful recipe for luscious lemon chicken. Serve it with a side of roasted vegetables or your favorite grain for a complete meal. This dish is sure to become a favorite in your weekly dinner rotation!