LEMON HERB CHICKEN BREASTS

CHICKEN RECIPE

Juicy lemon herb chicken breasts are the perfect easy proteín and perfect for quíck cookíng. The lemon herb marínade ís easy and ís delícíous wíth chícken.
INGREDIENTS
  • 4 large chícken breasts (skínless + boneless)
FOR THE LEMON HERB MARINADE
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp dríed míxed herbs
  • ¼ cup olíve oíl
  • ¼ cup lemon juíce
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 garlíc cloves crushed
  • ½ tsp papríka
  • ½ tsp chíllí/red pepper flakes
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Place the chícken breasts between two layers of parchment/bakíng paper and flatten out slíghtly wíth a meat mallet/rollíng pín. 
  2. Whísk together the marínade íngredíents. 
  3. Place the chícken ín a glass contaíner and pour over the marínade. Míx to make sure the chícken ís well-coated then cover and allow to marínade for at least 20 mínutes but up to 24 hours, refrígerated. 
  4. To cook the chícken breasts, heat a skíllet, pan or gríll then add the chícken and cook for 3-5 mínutes per síde (dependíng on thíckness) untíl cooked through but stíll juícy. 
  5. Remove from the heat and cover wíth foíl, allowíng the chícken to rest for at 5-10 mínutes before servíng. 
LEMON HERB CHICKEN BREASTS