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Quick Lemon Chicken Recipe with Rice

An easy lemon chicken recipe that's ready in no time. This delicious and quick lemon chicken is perfect for dinner and meal prep. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Marinate30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 380kcal


Lemon Chicken

  • 2 chicken breasts cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 lemons juice of
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil


  • 4 bags Success® Basmati Rice
  • ¾ cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 lemon juice of
  • 1 teaspoon salt


Lemon Chicken

  • In a large bowl, mix lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, oregano, salt and minced garlic.
  • Place a chicken breasts in the marinade and flip to make sure the chicken breasts are completely marinated.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat ½ tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Place the marinated chicken breasts in the pan and sear on one side for 4 minutes. Flip and sear the other side for another 4 minutes until fully cooked.


  • Prepare Success Basmati Rice according to the package instructions.
  • One the rice is cooked, place it in a bowl and fluff it using a fork.
  • Add chopped parsley, lemon juice and salt to the rice. Mix well.
  • Serve with pan seared lemon chicken.



  • You can bake lemon chicken at 400°F for 20 to 25 minutes instead of pan searing. 
  • Store the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 2 days.


Calories: 380kcal