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Easy Pan Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

by Farhana

This pan grilled lemon pepper chicken is juicy, flavourful, made using minimum ingredients and the taste is excellent. This savoury and impressive dinner is actually very simple to prepare within half an hour. Black pepper, lemon, basil and oregano are perfectly blended together in this absolutely tasty recipe. It is an easy and super quick ultimate weeknight dinner solution and great for lazy days.

This recipe is perfect to serve with boiled rice, couscous, pasta, or quinoa and steamed vegetables. Do give this recipe a try and give me your feedback in comments.

Lemon Pepper Chicken
Lemon Pepper Chicken

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve this pan grilled lemon pepper chicken with boiled rice, couscous, pasta, or quinoa and steamed vegetables and you are sorted for the day.
  • You can also serve it over salad or salsa for a filling meal.
  • The leftovers are great for sandwiches and wraps.

Storage Suggestions:

  • Marinate the chicken ahead of time and store in a sealed container in refrigerator up to 2 days or in freezer up to 2 months (be sure to thaw it out in the fridge before cooking it).
  • You can also freeze the leftovers of this recipe for later use.
Pan Grilled Chicken
Pan Grilled Chicken

Cooking Methods:

  • Charcoal Grill: You can grill this chicken on charcoal grill for the wonderful flavor.
  • Stovetop: Detailed instructions are in the recipe below.
  • Baking Oven: Drizzle the chicken with some oil and then bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes at 220 °C.

Recipe Notes:

  • You can adjust the spices to your liking.
  • You can replace chicken breast with chicken thighs.
  • Butter can be substituted with olive oil in this recipe.

Watch how to make:

Grilled Chicken

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Serves: 2 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 50 calories 50 fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 5 voted )

Ingredients

  • Chicken Breast (halved) – 1
  • Lemon Juice – 2 tablespoons
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Oregano – 1 teaspoon
  • Basil – 1 teaspoon
  • Black Pepper (freshly ground) – 2 teaspoons
  • Butter (unsalted) – 2 tablespoons
  • Lemon (sliced) – 4 or 5 slices
  • Chicken Broth – 1 cup
  • Red Chili Flakes – 1 teaspoon

Instructions

Step by step recipe is given below:

  1. Cover the chicken breast with plastic wrap and pound on both sides with meat mallet.
  2. Drizzle with lemon juice.
  3. Sprinkle with salt, oregano, basil and freshly ground black pepper over both sides of the chicken breasts.
  4. Marinate them for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  5. Melt butter in a grill pan over medium heat.
  6. Place the marinated chicken in the pan and cook for 6 – 7 minutes on medium flame.
  7. Flip the chicken over and scatter the sliced lemon around the chicken.
  8. Cook until done.
  9. Remove cooked chicken from the pan and set aside on a plate.
  10. Pour chicken broth into the pan, stir gently and cook for 3 – 4 minutes until sauce is slightly thickened.
  11. Put the cooked chicken back into the pan and cook for 2 – 3 more minutes, or until heated through.
  12. Sprinkle with red chili flakes.

Serve with Boiled Rice and Steamed Vegetables of choice. Enjoy! And Remember ‘COOKING IS EASY’!

Notes

  • The spices can be adjusted to your liking.
  • You can replace chicken breast with chicken thighs.
  • Butter can be substituted with olive oil in this recipe.
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