Italian Lemon Chicken Recipe

 Italian Lemon Chicken Recipe

  • 1/2 pound chicken cutlets, or 1/2 pound chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • lemon wedges to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Marinade the chicken with the lemon juice and the seasonings. Set aside for 30 minutes.
  3. Set up a dredging station – crack egg into a bowl and scramble.
  4. Add the breadcrumbs, additional salt, pepper and oregano and lemon zest into a different bowl.
  5. Heat oil in a pan over medium high heat meanwhile.
  6. Dip chicken into the egg to coat and allow excess to drip off, then dip into breadcrumbs to coat. Use a wet hand for the egg, and a dry hand for the breadcrumbs.
  7. Place chicken on a parchment paper in a plate or cookie sheet until finished with all. Add to the pan and to cook chicken slightly. Cook for 3 minutes on each side to set the breadcrumb coating.
  8. Place the chicken onto a greased cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes in the oven or until chicken is no longer pink on the inside.
  9. Serve with lemon wedges, which you can lightly squeeze over chicken.
  10. Enjoy!


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