Lemon Herb Garlic Chicken Breast Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: June 1, 2020 Modified: October 27, 2020
Lemon Herb Garlic Chicken Breast Recipe

We know that grilled chicken doesn’t sound like the most riveting of chicken recipes. It’s really easy for grilled chicken to be a boring and dry dish, however when marinated in lemon, herbs, and garlic, this flavorful recipe will have you and your family drooling.

How To Make Lemon Herb Garlic Chicken Breast

This savory chicken breast recipe is marinated in fresh thyme, oregano, olive oil, and garlic cloves to give off a bite of flavorful and juicy meat. Drizzle a bit of lemon juice for a citrusy taste t=and to truly bring all the flavors together!

Prep: 10 mins
refrigerate: 5 hrs
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 5 hrs 35 mins
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  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 7 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • tsp oregano
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • lemon slices, garnish


  1. Using a mallet, pound the chicken breasts to ½-inch thick.

  2. In a large zip-lock bag, mix the oil, garlic, thyme, oregano, salt, pepper, and lemon zest.

  3. Place the chicken in the Ziploc bag and fully coat the chicken with the mixture.

  4. Let the chicken marinate in the fridge for 5 hours.

  5. Heat the grill and cook the chicken breasts for 3 minutes on each side.

  6. Garnish with lemon and savor a flavorful Lemon Herb Garlic Chicken Breast!

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