Easy Lemon-Crusted Chicken


Easy Lemon-Crusted Chicken

Enjoy the taste of Italy right in your own kitchen. Just add
some steamed veggies or a colorful salad and you have a complete fat-burning
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Recipe, Fat Burning Recipe, Grilled Chicken Recipe, Healthy Chicken Recipe, Lemon Chicken Recipe, Lemon Crusted Chicken
Servings: 4 people


  • Baking Pan
  • Medium-Large Mixing Bowl


  • cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese (or rice or soy
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ cup dried parsley flakes
  • 4 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons minced lemon zest
  • 4 4 oz skinless and boneless chicken breast


  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat a baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, cheese, oregano, parsley, and black pepper.
  • Coat both sides of chicken breasts with the breadcrumb mixture and place in the prepared pan. Sprinkle each breast with 1 tablespoon lemon zest and bake for 22 to 28 minutes, or until lightly browned and cooked through.


APPROXIMATE NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS PER SERVING:  206 calories, 30 grams of protein, 11.6 grams of carbohydrates, 5.5 grams of fat, and 1.9 grams of dietary fiber.
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