Delicious Lemon Garlic Parmesan Chicken

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Are you craving a delectable lemon garlic parmesan chicken dish that’s easy to prepare?

Look no further! Our recipe promises a burst of flavors that will leave you coming back for more. Follow these straightforward steps for a culinary triumph in under 30 minutes!

Benefits of Lemon Garlic Parmesan Chicken

 Lemon Garlic Parmesan Chicken
  1. High Protein Content: With 46 grams of protein per serving, this lemon garlic parmesan chicken recipe is an excellent source of protein, which is essential for muscle repair and growth.
  2. Healthy Fats: The use of olive oil in the marinade provides heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, contributing to a well-balanced diet and potentially reducing the risk of heart disease.
  3. Vitamin C: Lemon juice not only adds a refreshing citrus flavor but also boosts the dish’s vitamin C content. Vitamin C supports a healthy immune system and helps the body absorb iron from plant-based foods.
  4. Low Carb Option: With only 9 grams of carbohydrates per serving, this recipe is suitable for those following a low-carb or ketogenic diet, promoting stable blood sugar levels and aiding in weight management.
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  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Indulge in a delightful culinary experience with our simple lemon garlic parmesan chicken recipe. With just a few steps, you'll have a mouthwatering dish ready in no time!


  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 large lemon ((about 2 tablespoons))
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon paprika

  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • ½ tablespoon dried oregano
  • ¼ tablespoon chili pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat: Begin by preheating your oven to 400°F or your air fryer to 375°F, ensuring the perfect cooking environment for your chicken.
  2. Prepare Chicken: Rinse the chicken thighs and pat them dry. Transfer them to a ziplock bag for marinating.
  3. Create Marinade: In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, honey, paprika, onion powder, dried oregano, chili pepper flakes, salt, pepper, and grated parmesan cheese until well combined.
  4. Marinate Chicken: Pour 3/4 of the prepared marinade into the ziplock bag with the chicken. Seal the bag and gently massage the marinade into the chicken. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse. You can refrigerate it overnight for even more flavor!

  5. Reserved Marinade: Remember to store the remaining 1/4 of the marinade separately in the fridge for serving later. Do not let it come into contact with raw chicken to maintain food safety standards.
  6. Cook Chicken: Place the marinated chicken on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 17-20 minutes, or air fry for approximately 12 minutes until golden brown and cooked through.
  7. Serve: Once cooked, drizzle the remaining reserved marinade over the chicken for an extra burst of flavor. Serve hot and enjoy the tantalizing taste!


  • Prefer a different citrus flavor? Feel free to substitute lemon with white vinegar for a tangy twist!
  • Prep Time: 13 minutes
  • Cook Time: 17 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Calories: 447

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 447 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Protein: 46 g
  • Fat: 25 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13 g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04 g
  • Cholesterol: 221 mg
  • Sodium: 315 mg
  • Potassium: 632 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Vitamin A: 195 IU
  • Vitamin C: 17 mg
  • Calcium: 95 mg
  • Iron: 2 mg
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