Healthy Lemon Chicken Recipe

Lemon Chicken


1½ lb. chicken breast tenderloins, skinned, fat removed
½ cup fresh lemon juice
2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
½ cup fresh lemon peel, sliced
3 teaspoons fresh oregano, chopped (or 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed)
1 medium onion, sliced
¼ teaspoon salt
Black pepper, to taste
½ teaspoon paprika


1. Place chicken in 13x9x2 inch glass baking dish.

2. Mix lemon juice, vinegar, lemon peel, oregano, and onions. Pour over chicken, cover, and marinate in refrigerator several hours, turning occasionally, or overnight.

3. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and paprika.

4. Cover and bake at 300 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes. Uncover and bake for added 5 to 10 minutes or until done. Serve with broccoli and bow tie noodles.

Serving size: 3 tenderloins with sauce

Each serving provides:

Calories: 179
Total fat: 4 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 73 mg
Sodium: 222 mg
Total fiber: 2 g
Protein: 28 g
Carbohydrates: 8 g
Potassium: 350 mg

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