Lemon pepper chicken

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Are you in a chicken rut? Cooking the same ol’ boring chicken breast week after week? Yeah, then you need khổng lồ try this Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken ASAP. It’s savory, tart, and peppery, & has a delicious pan sauce that you’ll want to lớn spoon over your entire plate! This one is so quick & flavorful, I know it’s going to go into your regular rotation. ;)

What Kind of Chicken Should I Use?

This quick skillet cooking method requires thin chicken pieces that cook quickly, like boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into thinner pieces), chicken tenders, thin-cut chicken breast, or chicken thighs. This method is not suitable for bone-in chicken.

Do I Need Fresh Lemon?

Nope! While I did garnish this dish with some fresh lemon slices (I had those leftover from another dish), you actually don’t need fresh lemon khổng lồ make this lemon pepper chicken! Most of the lemon flavor comes from the potent lemon pepper seasoning. The small amount of lemon juice added to the pan sauce can be bottled.

What Is Lemon Pepper Seasoning?

The lemon pepper seasoning I used to lớn flavor this recipe is a phối of lemon zest, pepper, citric acid, và salt. Most major spice brands in the U.S. As well as many major generic store brands make their own lemon pepper seasoning, so it should be easy khổng lồ find in just about any grocery store in the U.S. If you can’t find lemon pepper at your local store, there are plenty of recipes online for homemade lemon pepper seasoning.

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Make sure to kiểm tra if the lemon pepper seasoning you have contains salt. If it does not, you may need to showroom more salt lớn the recipe below.

What to Serve with Lemon Pepper Chicken

I went full-on lemon and served my Lemon Pepper Chicken with Lemon Parsley Pasta, but it would also go great with some Sautéed Vegetables, Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad, Roasted Broccoli, Lemon Garlic Roasted Asparagus, Spinach Rice with Feta, or Spanish Chickpeas và Rice.