Lemon Chicken Recipes

Got lemons? Make chicken! It will brighten the flavor of chicken, even acts as a tenderizer. With dozens of recipes to look at, you're sure to find a favorite.

Community Picks

Roasted Lemon Herb Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 746
My family loves this. My husband even requests it.

Easy Grilled Lemon Chicken

Rating: 4 stars 132
I learned to make this when I was vacationing in Bermuda after high school. It has been 18 years, and this is still one of our favorite dishes ever! My children ALL love it - from the toddler to the teen! And it's so easy that even my non-cooking husband can whip this up! The longer you marinate the chicken, the better it is!

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 1202
A one-pan recipe for crispy, tender, and oh-so-tasty chicken and potatoes.

Garlic-Lemon Double Stuffed Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 1291
Not your everyday chicken dish! Stuffed with Cheddar and cream cheeses, then drenched with a garlic-lemon-butter sauce, your friends and family will be begging you to make this recipe - believe me, I know!

Lemon Chicken I

Rating: 4 stars 22
Easy recipe - serve with baked potato or rice.

Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken II

Rating: 4 stars 1608
Seasoned, browned chicken breasts slow cooked with lemon juice, garlic, and chicken bouillon. A wonderful 'fix and forget' recipe that is easy and pleases just about everyone. Great served with rice or pasta, or even alone.
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Moroccan Chicken with Saffron and Preserved Lemon

Rating: 5 stars 24
Chicken thighs full of spice and amazing scents to take you right to the Mediterranean. Great with quinoa or brown rice and lots green veggies.

Braise-Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Carrots

Rating: 5 stars 39
A spatchcock chicken sits atop a simple broth with carrots, onion, and lemon, creating a delicious gravy while roasting.

Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 424
A rich chicken dish, perfect for a special meal.

Vietnamese Grilled Lemongrass Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 77
A lemongrass and fish sauce marinade makes this flavorful grilled chicken.

My Best Chicken Piccata

Rating: 4.5 stars 166
This is the most requested dish by my teens' friends! Great even as leftovers, if there ever are any! Best served with a risotto or fettucine alfredo with a side of broccoli. Not for the diet conscious!

Creamy Lemon Chicken Thighs

Rating: 5 stars 102
Tender dark-meat chicken thighs and drumsticks baked in a rich, creamy white sauce.

Inspiration and Ideas

Rosemary Lemon Grilled Chicken
Rating: Unrated 278
"This is darn good. I followed advice and cut the butter with olive oil. My guests loved it!" – SteveB
Simple Lemon Herb Chicken
Rating: Unrated 314
These quick-cooking chicken breasts are perfect for topping salads, pastas, or enjoying in sandwiches.
Grilled Honey-Lemon Chicken
Rating: 4.5 stars 177

Tangy, moist citrus chicken for the grill! Goes great with grilled potatoes and coleslaw.