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Healthy Lemon Chicken Recipes

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Chicken Breasts with Roasted Lemons

Tangy roasted lemons harmonize beautifully with chicken. They are also delicious chopped and sprinkled over fish.

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Lemon & Dill Chicken

Fresh lemon and dill create a quick Greek-inspired pan sauce for simple sautéed chicken breasts. Make it a meal: Serve with roasted broccoli and whole-wheat orzo.

» Lemon & Dill Chicken

Chicken Piccata with Pasta & Mushrooms

Our chicken piccata, served over whole-wheat pasta, has a rich lemon-caper sauce that's made with extra-virgin olive oil and just a touch of butter for flavor. If you like, you can use a mild fish like tilapia or even shrimp instead of chicken breast.

» Chicken Piccata with Pasta & Mushrooms

Greek Chicken & Vegetable Ragout

Chicken thighs stay moist and succulent during slow cooking, infusing the accompanying vegetables with superb flavor. This easy braise has a luxurious finish of avgolémono, a versatile Greek sauce made with egg, lemon and fresh dill.

» Greek Chicken & Vegetable Ragout

Lebanese Fattoush Salad with Grilled Chicken

Fattoush is a popular salad in Lebanon made with mixed greens, a lemony vinaigrette and pita bread pieces. Toasting the pita adds crunch and a sprinkle of ground sumac—which grows wild all over Lebanon—adds depth. Let the salad sit for a bit to let the pita soak up the lemony dressing.

» Lebanese Fattoush Salad with Grilled Chicken

Roast Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Braised Vegetables

The pulp and rind of Moroccan preserved lemons is all you need to lift a pedestrian roast chicken into the realm of the exotic!

» Roast Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Braised Vegetables

Whole Roasted Lemon-Herb Chicken on a Bed of Vegetables

When you season roast chicken under the skin, as in this recipe, the meat itself gets flavored and the skin becomes nicely browned and crisp. Here, the chicken is roasted on a bed of carrots, turnips and celeriac—but any mixture of root vegetables will work. You’ll need about 8 cups of chopped or cubed vegetables.

» Whole Roasted Lemon-Herb Chicken on a Bed of Vegetables


Healthy lemon chicken recipes packed with zesty citrus flavor.

Are you tired of making the same chicken recipes again and again? Try our healthy lemon chicken recipes, enhanced by fresh herbs and tasty vegetables. Bursting with citrus flavor, these zesty and healthy lemon chicken recipes feature lean chicken breasts and cheap whole chickens. Whether baked, roasted and stir-fried, lemon chicken is a delicious option for dinner. Our healthy lemon chicken recipes are the perfect way to use-up your extra lemons to create flavorful, light meals.

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