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Easy lemon and herb chicken recipe

This is a recipe for a lovely, tasty chicken to enjoy as part of the main course with a starch and vegetables or with a salad for a light lunch. If you use skinless chicken breasts, it is also a low-fat meal.

Easy lemon and herb chicken recipe

Sadie F
This recipe for lemon and herb chicken is so quick and easy to make and super delicious!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main meal
Cuisine South African
Servings 4
Calories 276 kcal


  • 4 chicken pieces
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp oregano dried
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 30 ml water


  • Squeeze lemon juice out over chicken.
  • Heat pan with olive oil in it.
  • Add chicken and fry.
  • Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Add oregano.
  • Add 30 ml water to pan.
  • Put lid on pan and simmer for 20 minutes. Turn chicken at least once.


Calories: 276kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 22gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 87mgSodium: 82mgPotassium: 256mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 162IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
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