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Lemon Chicken Bake

This lovely lemon chicken bake is moist, tender and lemony with a nice crunch. It's a delicious picnic entree as well as a wonderful meal with scalloped or baked potatoes and a fresh green salad on the side. —Marion Lowery, Medford, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a shallow dish, combine butter, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Place bread crumbs in another dish. Dip chicken in butter mixture, then coat with crumbs.
  • Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with remaining butter mixture. Bake, uncovered, until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, 25-30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 255 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 652mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein.

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