Easy Pan-Fried Lemon Chicken |

Easy Pan-Fried Lemon Chicken Recipe

 Easy Pan-Fried Lemon Chicken is the juiciest chicken breast recipe you'll ever make. Never eat dry chicken again.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chicken, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Whole30
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 298 kcal


  • 1 chicken breast
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


  1. In a large plastic ziptop bag, combine the chicken breast, lemon zest & juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Press the air out of the bag and seal.
  2. Use a meat pounder or rolling pin to flatten the chicken breast into one even thickness.
  3. Let the chicken marinate for at 30 minutes for best results but you can cook it right away if needed.
  4. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add more of your fat of choice, such as coconut oil.
  5. Cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes per side or until completely cooked through.
  6. Let the meat rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Pan-Fried Lemon Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 298 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 144mg48%
Sodium 843mg35%
Potassium 836mg24%
Protein 48g96%
Vitamin A 70IU1%
Vitamin C 2.7mg3%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.