Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

One Pan Lemon Pepper Chicken

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins

Quick and easy lemon pepper chicken recipe with garlic lemon butter sauce, homemade with simple ingredients in one pot over stovetop in 30 minutes.

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute meal, lemon chicken
Calories: 384 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1-2 tbsp Lemon Pepper It has a strong flavor, Adjust according your taste
  • Salt To taste
  • 1/3 cup All-purpose flour
  • 4 Chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 3 tbsp Butter Unsalted
  • 1 clove Garlic Finely minced
  • 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp Parsley Fresh, Roughly chopped


  1. Sprinkle lemon pepper and salt on both sides of the chicken breast.

  2. Then, sprinkle some flour on both sides of the breast. It doesn't have to be perfectly coated.

    Tip: If you want a more even coating, mix together lemon pepper, salt and flour in a bowl and dredge the chicken breasts in this mixture to coat them more fully.

  3. Next, heat oil in a nonstick pan over medium-high heat.

  4. Place the chicken and pan fry one side until golden brown. Then flip it over and pan fry the other side until cooked through. 

  5. Remove from pan and keep aside.

  6. In the same pan, add butter, garlic and saute for a few seconds until fragrant.

  7. Mix in lemon juice, lemon zest and season with a little more salt, if you like.

  8. Add chicken back into the pan and coat it in this garlic lemon butter sauce.

  9. Garnish with parsley. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pan Lemon Pepper Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 384 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 168mg56%
Sodium 402mg17%
Potassium 867mg25%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 49g98%
Vitamin A 430IU9%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.