Lemon Chicken


  • 4 chicken breast halves (approx. 150-200 gms each)
  • 4 Tbsps butter
  • 1 medium onion (finely diced)
  • 1 Tbsp parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 Tbsp lemon rind
  • Cracked black pepper and salt
  • Lemon slices to garnish



  1. Pre-heat grill on moderate.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt butter, then add onion, parsley and lemon juice and rind.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Heat mixture through, without boiling.
  4. Remove from heat. Brush the chicken breasts generously with the herb mixture.
  5. Place under grill and cook for 10-12 minutes, basting frequently with the herb mixture.
  6. Turn chicken over and baste again, then cook for a further 10-12 minutes, or until chicken is
  7. Continue to baste frequently.
  8. Serve chicken garnished with lemon slices and any remaining herb mixture.



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