Lemon Chicken

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Nancy Van Ess

originally from the book "Choose to Lose"

Top Review by Jehnna

Way, way too lemony. I ate about half of my meal and vowed never to eat anything with lemon in it again. I marinated overnight... Bad idea! I imagine this recipe could be great with a little tweaking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in bowl or casserole. Cover with lemon juice and marinate in refrigerator for several hours or overnight, turning chicken periodically.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Combine flour, salt, pepper and paprika in plastic bag.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade and coat each with flour by shaking it in bag.
  5. Place chicken in baking pan in a single layer.
  6. Either peel the zest from a lemon and chop it fine in your food processor, or grate the zest with a hand grater.
  7. Mix grated peel with brown sugar.
  8. Sprinkle the lemon zest mixture evenly over the chicken breasts.
  9. Combine lemon juice and water and sprinkle evenly over chicken.
  10. Put 1 lemon slice on each chicken breast and bake for 35-40 min. or until cooked through.
  11. To make sure chicken is cooked, cut one of them in the middle and make sure that it is not red or pink, then, if it is, cook it a little bit more.

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