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Lemon Garlic Chicken and Broccoli Bake

We have another meal that only takes minutes to put together. Really, try it for yourself and create a delicious piping hot lemon garlic chicken and broccoli bake.

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Wanting another chicken dish that also uses lemon? Try this healthy Indian style lemon chicken recipe. For a quick 10 minute cook time dish this healthy grilled halibut with honey and lemon might be more appealing.


Ingredients – (lemon garlic chicken and broccoli bake)

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions – (lemon garlic chicken and broccoli bake)

  • 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9×13 pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2. Lay chicken breasts in the prepared pan and surround with broccoli florets.
  • 3. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, melted butter, garlic, lemon juice, lemon pepper, and salt. Drizzle over chicken and broccoli.
  • 4. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 35-40 minutes.
  • 5. Remove from oven and sprinkle with lemon zest and Parmesan cheese. Serve hot. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Lemon Garlic Chicken and Broccoli Bake

We have another meal that only takes minutes to put together. Really, try it for yourself and create a delicious piping hot lemon garlic chicken and broccoli bake.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9×13 pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Lay chicken breasts in the prepared pan and surround with broccoli florets.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, melted butter, garlic, lemon juice, lemon pepper, and salt. Drizzle over chicken and broccoli.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 35-40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with lemon zest and Parmesan cheese. Serve hot. Season with salt and pepper to taste.



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