Lemon Pepper Chicken

Prep time:                               10 minutes

Prep notes:

Cooking time:                         15 minutes

Yields:                                        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


  1. Coat chicken in coarse black pepper and season lightly with salt.
  2. In a small bowl, combine lemon zest and juice with extra virgin olive oil.
  3. Place sauté pan over medium-high heat. Fill the pan until1/4 inch deep with marinade.
  4. 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.
  5. Transfer to a serving platter and brush with the reserved marinade.