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Easy Lemon Herb Chicken

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20 minutes

1 Serving

We know, barely-seasoned chicken breasts are boring. They’re essentially the butt of every joke that positions healthy food as bland.

This dish, however, adds just enough flavor via extra-virgin olive oil, lemon, and oregano to take the lean, white meat into more flavorful territory.

It’s also a flavor that pairs well with a million different things, so you can make a whole batch of these at the beginning of the week and then chop it up to top salads and serve it with veggie sides for dinner. #mealprep

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (43 votes, average: 3.40 out of 5)

20 minutes

1 Serving


1/2 lemon

1 skinless, boneless chicken breast

to taste sea salt

to taste freshly ground black pepper

1 teaspoon olive oil

pinch dried oregano



Easy Lemon Herb Chicken
  1. Cut lemon into quarters and squeeze juice from ¼ lemon over chicken.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Let sit while you heat olive oil in skillet over medium low heat.
  4. Place chicken in skillet once oil is hot.
  5. Sauté chicken and as you sauté, add lemon juice from ¼ lemon and oregano and sauté until juices run clear.


It’s super fast to make and uses ingredients you probably already have on hand. No extra grocery trip required. It’s also something pretty much anyone will eat, so if you’ve got picky eaters in the house, it could become a great healthy go-to.

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