Lemon Garlic Chicken

Lemon chicken

Lemon Garlic Chicken

The combination of lemon, wine and honey gives this dish a sweet and sour flavour. It is simple to create and is a quick and easy dish for the family.  Add tasty potatoes and you have a meal that is both delicious and healthy.

Serves 6 


  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

For marinadeNF-chicken

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil (extra 1 tablespoon if frying)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped dried oregano (or 1 teaspoon dried oregano)
  • pinch pepper


  1.  In a shallow dish combine lemon juice, wine 1 tablespoon of olive oil, garlic, honey, oregano and pepper. Mix well
  2. Add chicken to marinade, turning to coat. Cover dish with cling wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes

Frying instructions for quick meal

  1. In a large frying pan, heat remaining oil over a medium-high heat, until hot. Add chicken to pan fry for 1 minute, turn over and fry on other side for 1 minute, to seal chicken.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and cook approximately 6 minutes each side or until cooked through.

BBQ or Grill for a healthier meal

  1. Barbeque chicken on a lightly oiled hotplate over a medium heat for 8 minutes on each side or until cooked whilst brushing with marinade.
  2. Pre-heat grill on a medium heat and cook approximately 8 minutes either side or until cooked through (grills vary).

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About Di Burgess

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