Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Baked Chicken should have been title of this dish! So easy, so tasty and just a handful of ingredients.
Lemon Garlic Baked Chicken
- 2 large chicken breasts with skin on
- 2 lemons; one sliced thin and 1 squeezed
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 2 teaspoons of minced garlic
- salt and pepper to taste
- fresh green beans
Preheat the oven to 400°.
Prepare baking dish and drizzle bottom with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Layer the lemon slices on the bottom of pan and place chicken on top. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and S&P. Toss the green beans in mixture and pour over the chicken.
Bake for 50-60 minutes, until the chicken is fully cooked. About half way cooked, spoon juices over the chicken to baste.
Serving suggestion – serve with pasta tossed in the lemon garlic juice from the chicken bake.