Lemon and Thyme Quick Roasted Chicken Breasts

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 16 mins

This is really easy and pretty darn good.


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine oil, garlic, salt and pepper in a shallow baking dish.
  2. Add the chicken and turn in the oil until coated. Sprinkle half of the thyme. Arrange the lemon slices around the chicken.
  3. Bake the chicken 8 minutes then turn. Place a lemon slice on each piece of chicken and sprinkle with remaining thyme. Bake until center is no longer pink 8-10 minutes.


Most Helpful

Pretty darn good and easy. I followed your recipe exactly, but lowered the oven time (for baking potatoes), so it took about 30 minutes to roast. Tender and moist chicken. Made for the Herb of the month in the French Forum.

Caroline Cooks January 26, 2010

This was quick and easy and quite tasty. I prepared exactly per the recipe and was happy with the results. I'll be making this again.

Just Alison June 10, 2008

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