Lemon Basil Sheet Pan Chicken
March 14, 2017
Photo by canuemagine
ground black peppercorn
basil roughly chopped
fryer chicken breasts (bone-in, skin-on, split chicken breast)
In This Recipe
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Line sheet pan with parchment paper
Mix garlic powder, onion powder and ground black peppercorn
Season the rib side of the chicken breasts and stuff the split with basil and a slice of lemon
Place 2 slices of lemon and a generous amount of basil on the parchment paper underneath each chicken breast. (Place the rib side down on the parchment paper over the lemon and basil.)
Squeeze lemon juice over both chicken breasts
Season the top of the chicken breasts and top each chicken breast with basil and 2 slices of lemon.
Lightly drizzle olive oil over both chicken breasts.
Cook chicken breasts in oven for 45 minutes (make sure juices run clear and chicken is cooked through)
Turn oven broiler on high and broil chicken until the skin crisps.
Remove from oven and let chicken rest for 5 minutes before serving
Pair Lemon Basil Sheet Pan Chicken with a side for dinner and pack one for lunch!
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March 26, 2017
This dish was so easy and made the house smell great, it taste good too.