Lemon & Spice Chicken

Healthy and Easy Chicken Dinner

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • 1/4 C freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 T fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 C low sodium chicken broth
  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • 3 garlic cloves; minced
  • lots of freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (four to six) ounce chicken breasts; lightly pounded
  • 1/2 C whole wheat flour
  • 2t finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1T brown sugar
  • 1t onion powder
  • 1t granulated garlic
  • 1T dried parsley
  • 1/4 t turmeric
  • 1/4t kosher salt
  • lots of freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat oven to 350°

    In a small bowl whisk together orange juice, lemon juice and chicken broth. Set aside

    In another small bowl whisk lemon juice, garlic & pepper together Place chicken and lemon juice mixture in large ziplock bag and marinate for at least 4 hours (the longer the better!). Remove chicken breasts from marinade and place on platter.

    In a large zip top bag combine flour, herbs and spices, zip the bag and shake to combine. Add chicken breasts and shake to coat. Set aside. In medium Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and sear 3 minutes or until browned. Turn and sear 3 more minutes. Cover and bake for 10 minutes. Pour reserved orange and lemon juice mixture over chicken, uncover and bake and additional 15 minutes more or until done. Enjoy!

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: orange juice, lemon juice, chicken broth, lemons, garlic, pepper, thyme, sugar, onion powder, parsley, tumeric, salt

    Course: Dinner

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