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Low Sodium Lemon Oregano Chicken

AuthorAnthony ValentineRatingDifficultyIntermediate

My hometown has this Greek restaurant that does an unbelievable job using lemon and oregano on a lot of their dishes. The chicken there is to die for. I wanted a low sodium lemon oregano chicken recipe that could compete, but could also be made at home for myself and my family.

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Yields8 Servings
Prep Time1 hr 5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time1 hr 20 mins

 4 Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
 1 Lemon, small
 2 tbsp Olive oil
 1 Garlic clove, minced
 1 tsp Oregano
 1 tsp Black pepper
 ¼ tsp Red pepper flakes
Tools
 Skillet
 Tongs

1

Carefully fillet/butterfly the chicken breasts in half. Mince the garlic and set aside. Juice your lemon and set the juice aside. Cut the juiced lemon into wheels.

2

In a large freezer bag or large mixing bowl, combine everything except the butter. Place in the refrigerator and let this sit for about an hour.

1 Hour timer

3

Add 1 tbsp of butter to a large pan and turn to medium-high heat. Using tongs, carefully add 1 piece chicken to the pan to test if it's hot enough [1]. Add 3 more pieces of chicken and a couple lemon wheels and cook 1-2 minutes per side or until nice and brown.

2 Minute timer

4

Repeat the previous step with the remaining 4 pieces of chicken, and the 1 remaining tbsp of butter.

5

Remove the chicken from the skillet and let sit for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

5 Minute timer

low sodium lemon oregano chicken recipe

Ingredients

 4 Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
 1 Lemon, small
 2 tbsp Olive oil
 1 Garlic clove, minced
 1 tsp Oregano
 1 tsp Black pepper
 ¼ tsp Red pepper flakes
Tools
 Skillet
 Tongs

Directions

1

Carefully fillet/butterfly the chicken breasts in half. Mince the garlic and set aside. Juice your lemon and set the juice aside. Cut the juiced lemon into wheels.

2

In a large freezer bag or large mixing bowl, combine everything except the butter. Place in the refrigerator and let this sit for about an hour.

1 Hour timer

3

Add 1 tbsp of butter to a large pan and turn to medium-high heat. Using tongs, carefully add 1 piece chicken to the pan to test if it's hot enough [1]. Add 3 more pieces of chicken and a couple lemon wheels and cook 1-2 minutes per side or until nice and brown.

2 Minute timer

4

Repeat the previous step with the remaining 4 pieces of chicken, and the 1 remaining tbsp of butter.

5

Remove the chicken from the skillet and let sit for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

5 Minute timer

Low Sodium Lemon Oregano Chicken

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