Lemon Pepper Chicken

Chicken breasts marinated with lemon and black peppercorns and baked. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Lemon Pepper Chicken

Main Ingredients Boneless chicken breasts, Lemon
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Lemon Pepper Chicken

  • 2 Boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 teaspoons Crushed black peppercorns
  • for garnishing coriander leaves ½ cup chopped +
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • + for greasing Oil 2 tablespoons
  • a few Lemon wedges


  1. Preheat oven to 180° C.
  2. Put coriander leaves into a bowl. Grate lemon zest of half lemon into the bowl. Squeeze its juice into the bowl too.
  3. Add salt, ginger-garlic paste, crushed black peppercorns and oil and mix well.
  4. Slit the chicken breasts into half and add to the marinade, mix well and let it marinate for fifteen to twenty minutes.
  5. Grease a baking tray and place the chicken breasts over it, cover the tray with an aluminium foil and bake in the preheated oven for ten to fifteen minutes.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves and lemon wedges.