How to make Lemon Pepper Chicken -

Chicken breasts marinated with lemon and black peppercorns and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Lemon (नींबू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Lemon Pepper Chicken

Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 2

  • Lemon 1

  • Crushed black peppercorns 2 teaspoons

  • coriander leaves ½ cup chopped + for garnishing

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons + for greasing

  • Lemon wedges a few


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Put coriander leaves into a bowl. Grate lemon zest of half lemon into the bowl. Squeeze its juice into the bowl too.

Step 3

Add salt, ginger-garlic paste, crushed black peppercorns and oil and mix well.

Step 4

Slit the chicken breasts into half and add to the marinade, mix well and let it marinate for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 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.

Step 6

Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves and lemon wedges.

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