Chicken breast cooked in lemon garlic sauce –

Updated: 02.07.2022 – 14:45

Mediterranean delight
Chicken breast in a creamy lemon garlic sauce

Quick to prepare and super juicy: our oven chicken with lemon garlic sauce

Photo: Shutterstock/ Tatiana Volgutova

Quick to prepare and super juicy: our oven chicken with lemon garlic sauce

Chicken is always a good alternative to heavy dishes, especially on hot days. This sauce really does have it all and it’s incredibly delicious!

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 cup of cream
  • 150 grams of sour cream
  • 200 grams of parmesan
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg
  • Salt pepper
  • a little olive oil

Approximately per serving:

  • 692 calories
  • 58 grams of fat
  • 5 grams of carbohydrates
  • 63 g of protein

And this is how it is done:

  1. Plate the chicken breasts and season with salt and pepper. Then cook them in a pan with a little olive oil for 2 minutes on each side. Then put them in a pan.
  2. Squeeze two cloves of garlic on it and crush the other cloves of garlic and add them to the pan. Slice the lemons and add to the casserole dish. Heat the oven to 200 degrees (convection).
  3. Mix the cup of cream with half of the Parmesan cheese and sour cream and season with salt, pepper, nutmeg and chopped parsley and pour over the chicken breast.
  4. Finally, place the remaining Parmesan on the chicken breasts and roast in the oven for about 20 to 25 minutes.

Our Chicken in Lemon Garlic Sauce is quick to prepare and simply tastes delicious. Slow cooking in the oven makes it buttery soft and allows it to fully absorb the flavor of the essential oils. Although there are definitely lighter summer dishes, you will not feel full even after enjoying this dish.

And with just four grams of carbs per serving, it’s a true low-carb meal, too. You also save almost entirely on washing, since everything is prepared in the oven. If that’s not reason enough to try our Lemon Garlic Chicken!

Chicken is especially popular when the temperature rises, as the meat is lean and light. We present a delicious combination with chicken in our recipe for chicken breast with asparagus and rhubarb. Also check out this unusual but delicious recipe for Chicken Tenders with Strawberry Cucumber Salsa. This chicken breast stuffed with green asparagus and mozzarella is just as delicious. If you want something a little more unusual, we recommend this grilled chicken in a beer can.

You can also check out more chicken recipes to browse here:

In our video we also show you how to prepare a crispy basil marinade for your chicken:


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