This lemon pepper chicken is the definition of a quick, easy, delicious dinner. Bright, fresh lemon and the kick of black pepper combine to make a flavorful and irresistible dish.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 6 minutes
- Lemon juice (from 2 lemons)
- Lemon zest (from 1 lemon)
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 chicken breast cutlets
Whisk together lemon juice, lemon zest, oil, pepper and salt in small bowl.
Pour 1/2 of lemon pepper mixture into large skillet and preheat over medium heat. Working in batches if necessary, cook chicken for 4-6 minutes, flipping halfway through cook time. Transfer chicken to plate. Brush with reserved lemon pepper mixture.
ORANGE & FIELD TIP: For optimal flavor, be sure to use fresh (and not bottled) lemon juice.