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Easy Low Sodium Lemon Chicken

  • Author: JasonN
  • Total Time: About 40 min plus marinating time
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Diet: Low Salt


These chicken breasts are tender, juicy are loaded with vibrant flavors. They’re are excellent as a meal or used in salads. With flavors of lemon, oregano and garlic, these chicken breasts have a Mediterranean flair and are super easy to make.


  • 2 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts (8-10oz each)
  • 2 tbs Olive oil
  • 1 Lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tbs Oregano, dried
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp Lemon pepper seasoning (salt-free)
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder


  1. Poke the chicken breasts all over with the tines of a fork. Place the chicken in a large resealable plastic bag.
  2. Whisk together the olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, oregano, garlic clove, lemon pepper, and onion powder in a small bowl.
  3. Pour the marinade over the chicken.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  6. Fit a piece of parchment in a medium, rimmed sheet pan.
  7. Remove the chicken from the marinade, and place on prepared sheet pan. Discard remaining marinade.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until chicken registers 165 degrees.
  9. Serve on a plate with lemon slices, or over a bed of spinach with lemon wedges and a light vinaigrette.
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 25-30 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American