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Roasted Chicken with Fresh Lemon Garlic Herb Sauce

Roasted Chicken with Fresh Lemon Garlic Herb Sauce is juicy and flavorful with a rich refreshing lemon, garlic, and mint sauce.
Yield 4 Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 chicken breast halves , boneless skinless
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

Lemon Herb Sauce:

  • 1 clove garlic , peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley , chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint , chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon , zested and juiced
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil


Roast Chicken:

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Place a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat with olive oil on the base of the pan.
  • Season each chicken breast with salt and pepper.
  • Place the chicken in the skillet and cook until brown and crisp, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Flip and cook for another 1 minute.
  • Transfer skillet to the oven, and bake for 6-8 minutes.
  • Let chicken rest for 5 minutes before slicing.


  • Smash the garlic cloves, then sprinkle salt over the top, and mash into a paste with the side of your knife.
  • Transfer the paste to a blender with parsley, mint, pepper, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  • Pulse until coarsely chopping, and slowly add in the olive oil.
  • Serve over the chicken.


Calories: 367kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 19g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 865mg | Potassium: 535mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 836IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword: Roasted Chicken with Fresh Lemon Garlic Herb Sauce