Lemon and thyme are two flavors that just go really well together. They also go really well with white meat, like chicken. Here’s another easy lemon and thyme chicken recipe.
This recipe is similar to our lemon thyme chicken tenders, however, this recipe is made for the oven not a hot pan. Both are tasty.
Lemon And Thyme Chicken Recipe
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 5 cloves Garlic minced
- ½ cup Chicken stock
- 2 Lemons
- -Cut into 4 wedges
- -Zest from 1 lemon
- -Juice from 1 lemon
- 2-3 sprigs of fresh thyme;
- Sea salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 400 F.
Season the chicken breasts on each side with sea salt and black pepper.
Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish and add the minced garlic, chicken stock, lemon zest, lemon juice, and thyme sprigs.
Place in the oven and cook for 30 to 40 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through, basting one or twice during the process.
Serve warm with lemon wedges.
Original recipe: https://paleoleap.com/lemon-thyme-chicken/
This was a simple recipe that was quick and easy to make. The brightness from the lemon and savory from the thyme, make them a quick hit at the table. This just shows that it doesn’t take much to doctor up some chicken to make your meal become next level.
This is similar to our lemon and thyme chicken recipe, except this recipe is made for the stovetop. The other recipe is better suited for the oven.
Lemon Thyme Chicken Tenders
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 6 sprigs fresh thyme leaves stripped and chopped
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 pound chicken breast tenders
- olive oil-flavored cooking spray
Combine the olive oil, garlic, chopped thyme, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl. Season the chicken tenders with salt and pepper. Toss chicken with the olive oil mixture; allow to marinate for 5 minutes.
Spray a non-stick skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium-high heat. Cook chicken tenders in the hot pan until lightly browned and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.
Original recipe: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/69567/lemon-thyme-chicken-tenders/print/?recipeType=Recipe&servings=4&isMetric=false