Low Sodium Lemon Oregano Chicken

low sodium lemon oregano chicken recipe

Low Sodium Lemon Oregano Chicken

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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High Potassium, Low Sodium, Medium Phosphorus
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 8 servings


Calories:191 kcal
Carbs:2 g
Sodium:133 mg
Potassium:437 mg
Phosphorus:239 mg
Protein:24 g
Fiber:1 g


  • Skillet
  • Freezer Bag
  • Tongs


  • 4 Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 Lemon, small
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Ground Black Peppercorns
  • 1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted butter


  • 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.
  • 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. Set 1 Hour Timer
  • 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.
  • Repeat the previous step with the remaining 4 pieces of chicken, and the 1 remaining tbsp of butter.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and let sit for 5 minutes before slicing and serving. Set 5 Minute Timer

Full Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Low Sodium Lemon Oregano Chicken
Amount Per Serving (0.5 breast)
Calories 191 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 133mg6%
Potassium 437mg12%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 140IU3%
Vitamin B1 1mg67%
Vitamin B2 1mg59%
Vitamin B3 12mg60%
Vitamin B5 2mg20%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin B12 1µg17%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Vitamin D 1µg7%
Vitamin E 1mg7%
Vitamin K 5µg5%
Calcium 13mg1%
Copper 1mg50%
Folate 7µg2%
Iron 1mg6%
Manganese 1mg50%
Magnesium 31mg8%
Phosphorus 239mg24%
Selenium 36µg51%
Zinc 1mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

7 thoughts on “Low Sodium Lemon Oregano Chicken”

    • Brittany,

      Our nutrition labels are being re-done.

      We swapped our Recipe Software on the entire website and things got a little wonky with the nutrition labels.

      The serving size is not 1g for this recipe. My apologies.

      A serving size is half a chicken breast. I have updated the nutrition for this recipe.

      Sorry for the inconvenience.


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