Were Adam and Joanne from inspiredtaste.net and welcome to our kitchen Were making our Lemon Garlic Baked Chicken Breasts For the tastiest chicken breast marinate Here we’re making our favorite lemon garlic marinade Start by peeling or zesting the thin yellow skin from a lemon and add it to A bowl large enough to fit the chicken To the lemon zest add the juice of a lemon making sure to keep out the seeds, Olive oil, tangy, Dijon, mustard salt, crushed red pepper flakes for some heat and a generous amount of fresh ground. Black pepper. Remember all the ingredient amounts are shared in our recipe on InspiredTaste.net Now for the garlic
There is no need to mince it Simply crushing the garlic is enough, Then, for some freshness Add a handful of herbs. Here we are using Parsley, but other tender herbs like basil or cilantro would also work. Give the marinade a good mix, then add the chicken and toss it around until well coated Marinate for at least an hour in the refrigerator When you are ready to bake the chicken lightly oil. A large baking dish, as well as some parchment paper.
This will cover the chicken as it bakes. You can also use foil Cut another lemon into wedges. Remove seeds then grab the marinated chicken Arrange the chicken in the baking dish then pour the remaining marinade over the chicken leaving out the large bits of garlic and zest Lightly season with salt and pepper Scatter the lemon wedges around the dish and cover with the parchment Place it oil side down and loosely tuck it around the chicken. This helps to keep it juicy Bake until the chicken is opaque. All the way through and an internal thermometer reads: 165 degrees F when inserted into the thickest part.
Let chicken rest about 10 minutes then serve drizzled with some of the liquid left in the baking dish Its delicious Enjoy Thanks for watching. If you love this video, we have lots more Make sure you subscribe to our YouTube channel and say hi on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. We are @ inspiredtaste.