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Closeup of lemon pepper chicken breasts on a casserole dish topped with lemon slices and fresh parsley
Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Breasts
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
22 mins

These Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Breasts are coated in a buttery lemon pepper sauce and then roasted in the oven to tender, juicy perfection!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken breasts, lemon pepper
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 141 kcal
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon pepper seasoning
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • 1 ½ lbs boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, sliced in half length-wise
  • lemon slices
  • fresh parsley, to garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Mix together the melted butter, salt, lemon-pepper seasoning, garlic powder, and onion powder together. Rub onto chicken breasts.

  2. Place chicken into the oven and bake for 18 minutes. Remove baking dish from oven and place aluminum foil on top and bake for another 4-5 minutes.

  3. Remove chicken breasts from oven and allow them to rest for 5 minutes and serve. 

Recipe Notes

Note - I have had to use two large chicken breasts for 1 ½ lbs of chicken. When slicing the chicken breasts in half lengthwise you will end up with 4 chicken breasts, or cutlets. 

Nutrition Facts
Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Breasts
Amount Per Serving (1 chicken breast)
Calories 141 Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.6g15%
Saturated Fat 5.7g36%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.6g
Cholesterol 66.8mg22%
Sodium 1217.9mg53%
Carbohydrates 0.4g0%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Protein 13.1g26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.