Lemon Cilantro Chicken Recipe

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Dwight Published: March 15, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Lemon Cilantro Chicken

Chicken breasts are marinated in tangy lemon and citrusy cilantro, then baked to juicy perfection in this easy chicken recipe!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Marinate Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 55 minutes



  • 6chicken breast,halves, skinless boneless, cut into bite size pieces
  • 3large potatoes,peeled, sliced
  • 1bunchfresh cilantro,chopped
  • 1cuplemon juice
  • 2tsplemon pepper
  • 2tbspolive oil


  1. Marinate the chicken in a mixture of ½ cup lemon juice and ½ of the chopped cilantro for 1 hour.

  2. Mix the rest of the chopped cilantro with the remaining lemon juice. Add the lemon pepper seasoning and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Set aside.

  3. Spread 1 tablespoon of olive oil into the bottom of a 9×12-inch glass baking pan. Layer the potatoes and the chicken in the dish. Pour lemon pepper mixture over. Cover.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. Uncover, and bake for 10 minutes more.

  5. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 741.05kcal
  • Fat: 31.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.99g
  • Trans Fat: 0.27g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.94g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.85g
  • Fiber: 6.92g
  • Sugar: 3.79g
  • Protein: 60.59g
  • Cholesterol: 167.04mg
  • Sodium: 186.67mg
  • Calcium: 78.77mg
  • Potassium: 1873.59mg
  • Iron: 4.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 96.73µg
  • Vitamin C: 80.83mg
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