Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe

Lemon Garlic Chicken
Lemon Garlic Chicken

Lemon Garlic Chicken is a mouth-melting chicken dish made with garlic, lemon, white wine and red chilli flakes. A wonderful chicken recipe is a great meal when served on the bed of steamed basmati rice.lemon-garlic-chicken

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15-18 minutes
Servings: 2-3 persons


  • 200 gm boneless chicken breast
  • 8-10 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 4-5 black peppercorns
  • 4 tbsp white wine
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste

For the Serving:

  • 2 cups steamed basmati rice
  • Few lemon wedges
  • Few onion rings
  • Few basil leaves

How to make Lemon Garlic Chicken:

  1. Clean the chicken breast throughly in normal running water and chop into cubes.
  2. Apply salt, pepper powder, lemon juice and 1tbsp of butter on the pieces of chicken.
  3. Cover and keep aside for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Melt the remaining butter in a pan and add minced garlic.
  5. Saute until garlic gets cooked, it will take few seconds.
  6. Add chicken and red chilli flakes.
  7. Cook on medium high flame until chicken slightly browned.
  8. Add white wine and black peppercorns.
  9. Fry for 7-8 minutes until chicken gets cooked.
  10. Drizzle only few drops of water over all on the chicken.
  11. Allow the chicken to cook in its own juice and do not add more water.
  12. On the other side, prepare a baking sheet by applying little bit of butter.
  13. Place the chicken on a prepared baking sheet/tray and keep in the oven.
  14. Bake the cooked chicken at 350 F degrees for 5-6 minutes.
  15. Serve the delicious Lemon Garlic Chicken on the bed of steamed rice.
  16. Pour the sauce of chicken over all and garnish with few basil leaves.
  17. Serve with lemon wedges and onion rings.

Chef Tips:

  1. Mixed chicken can be used for making Lemon Garlic Chicken recipe.
  2. This chicken dish must be served with basmati rice only, it gives a distinct flavor and unique experience while dinning.


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