This chicken uses a creamy lemon-garlic marinade to bake up tender, moist and infused with garlic and lemon. The little bit of dressing reserved for serving adds a nice pop of extra flavor., July 2022


Credit: Crystal Hughes

Recipe Summary

10 mins
1 hr 30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Place chicken and 3/4 cup dressing in a zip-top plastic bag or shallow dish. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 12 hours, flipping once halfway through marinating time.

  • Remove the chicken from the marinade and arrange on a large rimmed baking sheet; discard the marinade. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper.

  • Bake the chicken, flipping once, until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part registers 165°F, about 20 minutes.

  • Serve the chicken topped with the remaining 1/4 cup dressing and sprinkled with thyme.

To make ahead

Marinate chicken (Step 1) for up to 12 hours.

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Nutrition Facts

3 oz. chicken & 1 Tbsp. dressing
240 calories; protein 23g; carbohydrates 5g; sugars 3g; added sugar 1g; fat 14g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 9g; poly fat 2g; cholesterol 107mg; vitamin a iu 66IU; vitamin b3 niacin 6mg; vitamin b12 1mcg; vitamin c 5mg; vitamin d iu 1IU; vitamin e iu 2IU; folate 7mg; vitamin k 4mg; sodium 428mg; calcium 43mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 31mg; phosphorus 236mg; potassium 336mg; zinc 2mg; omega 6 fatty acid 2g; niacin equivalents 11mg; selenium 27mcg.