Chicken breasts with lemon and garlic

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Chicken breasts with lemon and garlic
A simple and delicious chicken recipe

4 chicken breasts

50mls sunflower oil
Juice of 1 whole lemon, freshly squeezed
3 tbsp soy sauce
1 clove garlic, finely grated
Thumb sized piece of ginger, finely grated

Lay the chicken breasts between 2 large sheets of clingfilm. Pound the breasts flat with a rolling pin.

Combine lemon juice, sunflower oil, garlic, ginger and soy sauce in a bowl.

Marinate the chicken in the mixture for at least one hour.

Preheat grill, frying pan or griddle pan to a medium heat - do not add oil.

Remove chicken from marinade and place it on the prepared grill or pan. Discard remaining marinade.

Cook on each side for 5 minutes or until cooked through.

Serve with accompaniment of your choice


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients

Recipe Type
Dinner, BBQ, Easy, Family Dinners, Grilling, Healthy, Quick Meals

Level of Difficulty

Flattening the chicken reduces the cooking time which keeps the chicken beautifully moist.

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