Lemon Pepper Chicken

Lemon Pepper Chicken

We used to have this Lemon Pepper Chicken all the time growing up,  it is so easy and has a great tangy flavor.  It is also really good cut up in salads, pastas, sandwiches, and other recipes!

Lemon Pepper Chicken

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  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon pepper
  • Parmesan cheese


  • Marinate chicken in oil, lemon juice, and pepper. Remove chicken and discard marinade. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and grill (I prefer it grilled) or bake in oven for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.



  1. Becki's Whole Life says:

    Oooh – I love this simple recipe! Always on the lookout for flavorful and easy ways to prepare chicken breasts:-)

  2. shrevemom2 says:

    I just found your blog and wish it had been on Valentine's Day, because, seriously, you are my recipe soulmate! Where have you been all my life?

    Love, love, love the recipes!

  3. Helene says:

    Just discovered your blog. Thanks for the follow on Twitter. That recipe sounds yummy!

  4. Greg Day says:

    This is a good alternative for a boring chicken recipes I've known, thanks for sharing I would definitely try it for my family.
    delonghi toaster oven is a recommended one for me.

  5. Jeannie says:

    What happens if you forget to discard the marinade and cook the chicken in it? Will it make us sick?

    • Echo says:

      As long as the internal temperature of the chicken and the marinade reaches 165 degrees, it should be fine. Thank you for asking!

  6. lacey says:

    Super easy and way more delicious than the picture makes it look.

  7. Aleisha says:

    How long should I leave the chicken in the marinade?

    • Erica says:

      At least 2-3 hours.. overnight is great 🙂 Hope this helps!

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