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.

Staff Picks

Lemon Chicken I

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

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!

Fig and Lemon Chicken

Rating: 4 stars 128
Chicken thighs roasted with figs and lemon slices in a lemon, vinegar and brown sugar glaze. Easy, delicious and if you don't feel the sauce is enough it can easily be doubled.

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.
By Allrecipes Member

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.

Parmesan-Crusted Lemon-Pepper Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
This dish was a great hit with my family. Even my 2-year-old loved it and he's a very picky eater. The lemon in this chicken dish gives it a great zing. Serve with rice pilaf and steamed garlic green beans and you've got a delicious meal.
By HeatherB

My Best Chicken Piccata

Rating: 4.5 stars 165
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.
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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.
Greek Lemon Chicken and Potato Bake
Rating: 4.5 stars 851

I love one-pan meals, especially when no measuring and exact ingredients are involved. I made this one Sunday when I didn't want to babysit my food in the kitchen! Turned out great, and I served it with tzatziki sauce.