Lemon Basil Baked Chicken Recipe - So Easy and Fancy!

Lemon Basil Baked Chicken Recipe

Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 348 kcal
Author Andie Thueson


  • Chicken Breasts 4-6
  • Olive Oil I used a Basil Infused Version
  • 2-3 Gloves Garlic - Minced
  • 2-3 Lemons
  • Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1 8 oz container Feta Cheese
  • 1 pkg whole wheat linguine or thin spaghetti


  1. Prehear Oven to 375
  2. Drizzle generously with olive oil directly on chicken and in the dish.
  3. Sprinkle chicken with garlic.
  4. Zest 1-2 lemons and sprinkle the lemon zest over chicken-(save lemons).
  5. Place whole washed basil leaves on top of chicken.
  6. Juice 1 lemon over dish.
  7. Cut the remaining 2 lemons in slices and place on top of chicken.
  8. Dump as much feta cheese as you like over entire dish.
  9. If you weren’t generous with the olive oil to begin with, then drizzle over entire dish again now.
  10. Bake at 375 for 45min uncovered.
  11. Remove chicken from dish, and dump all your juices and cheese crumbles over pasta. Feel free to drizzle more olive oil or squeeze more lemon!