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Baked Lemon Garlic And Rosemary Chicken Breast

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  Snipped rosemary 1 Tablespoon
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken pieces 3 Pound (Meaty)
  Lemon 1 Medium
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced

Combine rosemary, salt and pepper. Using hands, rub mixture on both sides of chicken pieces. Place I a lightly greased baking pan, bone side up (if using bone in pieces!)
Finely shred 1 teaspoon zest from lemon. Cut and squeeze at least 1 tablespoon (or more!) juice from lemon.
Combine zest, juice, olive oil and garlic. Drizzle over chicken pieces.
Bake at 425 for 20 minutes. Turn pieces and drizzle pan juices over chicken. Bake another 15 to 20 minutes. (until chicken is no longer pink!)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Italian American
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
For those on a high protein diet, this recipe of chicken breast cooked with in garlic, lemon juice and rosemary, is just what you need for your weekly rotation of chicken recipes. The recipe takes 5 minutes to put together and yields a tender, moist chicken breast that can be served on its own or used to make a salad or sandwich to make for a healthy, low-carb satisfying meal on a busy weeknight.

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