How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken

Lemon pepper chicken is relatively quick-to-make dinner entree that goes well with mashed potatoes. The only trick to it is covering the baked chicken twice with lemon juice, and cooking it under foil. The foil ensures the chicken does not dry out.

How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken
How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken (CRP photo)

Things You'll Need

  • 1 to 2 lbs. skinless chicken breast
  • 1 lemon
  • Lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. ground pepper
  • Foil
Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken
How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken (CRP photo)
Step 2:

Wash the chicken and place it in a baking dish.

How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken
How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken (CRP photo)
Step 3:

Melt the butter, and add 1/2 cup of water. Pour this over the top of the chicken.

How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken
How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken (CRP photo)
Step 4:

Sprinkle the dry ingredients over the chicken. Squeeze half of the lemon's juice over the seasoning.

How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken
How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken (CRP photo)
Step 5:

Cover the pan with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the pan, pull up the foil, and squeeze the rest of the lemon juice on top of the chicken. Replace the foil, and bake the chicken for another 30 minutes.

How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken
How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken (CRP photo)
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Tips & Warnings

  • Goes great with Mashed Potatoes.
  • Use Margarine instead of butter if prefered.
  • Be sure to cover with foil, this is to ensure that the chicken does not dry out.

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