Sauteed Chicken with Lemon and Fresh Thyme

Sauteed Chicken with Lemon and Fresh Thyme


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Chicken and lemon are a great combination and this recipe adds fresh thyme for an extra flavour boost. This is great as a main dish with rice or in a salad.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves stripped and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup (65ml) lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 500g chicken breast tenders
  • olive oil-flavoured cooking spray

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Combine the olive oil, garlic, chopped thyme, lemon zest and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl. Season the chicken tenders with salt and pepper. Toss chicken with the olive oil mixture; allow to marinate for 5 minutes.
  2. Spray a non-stick frypan with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat. Cook chicken tenders in the hot pan until lightly browned and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.

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