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Greek Lemon Chicken

Traditionally, chicken on the bone is used; to reduce the fat content, I used boneless chicken breast. The marinade provides a spa treatment and keeps the chicken moist.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Marinate 2 hours
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 260 kcal


  • 3 pounds boneless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon Greek seasoning
  • 1 lemon zested
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. To make marinade, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, Greek seasoning, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Put chicken in a container or Ziploc bag. Pour marinade over chicken and toss well. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.  

  2. Remove chicken from marinade and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until done.  

Nutrition Facts
Greek Lemon Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 108mg36%
Sodium 197mg9%
Potassium 660mg19%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 12.5mg15%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.