Lemon oregano chicken

Heather Disarro

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Lemon oregano chicken is a simple and elegant way to serve the traditional weeknight chicken dinner.

lemon oregano chicken

Lemon oregano chicken

Makes 4 chicken breasts


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Juice and zest from 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 heaping tablespoon oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large zip-top bag and seal the bag closed.
  2. Marinate for 2 to 4 hours.
  3. Preheat a skillet over medium heat and lay the chicken breasts in the pan, reserving the marinade.
  4. Sear the chicken on each side, then add the marinade and bring to a simmer.
  5. Cover and cook for about 7 to 10 minutes until the chicken is done.
  6. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.