Lemon Rosemary Butter Chicken

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"A butter chicken that is really a glaze for chicken, quite lemony with a hint or Rosemary and made luscious with butter."

Original recipe yields 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (172.8 g)
  • Calories 338.8
  • Total Fat - 16.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 149.5 mg
  • Sodium - 105.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 1.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.5 g
  • Sugars - 0.5 g
  • Protein - 43.7 g
  • Calcium - 32 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 9.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375f degrees. Mix together in a small bowl, melted butter, lemon juice, lemon zest and rosemary.

Step 2

Lightly spray a low sided oven sheet or broiler pan with veggie spray. Sprinkle salt and rough ground pepper on both sides of chicken breasts and place on oven sheet. Brush both sides of chicken with butter mixture.

Step 3

Bake on centre rack of oven for 20 minutes, Turn chicken and brush again on both sides with butter mixture; bake a further 20 to 25 minutes or until juices run clear.

Step 4

Alternately; Broil for 15 minutes, until lightly browned. Turn chicken , brush with butter mixture and broil 15 minutes longer or until juices run clear.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



A great one to try when you want chicken that is very tasty and quick too! The rosemary together with the lemon is a great combination of flavors that are really fresh and so yummy!

review by:
(22 Oct 2013)


Have always maintained that one cannot have too many recipes for chicken, this one makes for a delicious meal. Tender, juicy and best of all super easy.This is one that will be seeing to repeats, love when easy tastes this good!

review by:
(22 Mar 2013)


So simple. So delicious! It will be made many more times for us!

review by:
(9 Mar 2013)


Tender and fresh lemony taste with the infusion of herbs. This is really delicious, light, yet great flavored chicken. I made Rosemary, olive oil and salted oven baked potatoes and a fresh strawberry salad. So delicious, and so easy to make too! It is a great easy recipe for company too.

review by:
(14 Feb 2013)


This was quick and easy and so tasty. Luv it!!! Thanks for sharing this recipe. Made for the Billboard Recipe Tag Game

review by:
(21 Sep 2012)


My family and I enjoyed this chicken to the max! It was so tasty and tender it melted in your mouth!

review by:
(5 Jul 2012)