Karen Rose Tank, MS-Integrative Nutrition, Health & Diabetes Coach

Lemon Pepper Chicken

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

15 minutes


4 people


4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Coarse black pepper and coarse sea salt
Juice and zest of 2 lemons
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


  • Coat chicken in coarse black pepper and season lightly with salt.
  • In a small bowl, combine lemon zest and juice with extra virgin olive oil.
  • Place sauté pan over medium-high heat. Fill the pan until1/4 inch deep with marinade.
  • Cook chicken breasts 6-7 minutes on each side, adding marinade as needed to keep the chicken lightly covered while cooking. Make sure it is cooked all the way through.
  • Transfer to a serving platter and brush with the reserved marinade.