Tasty Lemon and Herb Chicken (MyPlate Certified) | GOYA

Main Dishes

Tasty Lemon and Herb Chicken

Your New Family-Favorite Chicken Recipe

Break free from your everyday chicken routine with this robust herb-and-lemon chicken dish. The shining ingredient: GOYA® Adobo Light All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper, which adds el sabor, the flavor, that your family will ask for again and again. Cook in the oven for an easy baked chicken dish, or on the grill for a tasty outdoor variation.

(Serving Size: About 1 chicken breast half 220 Calories 6g Fat (1g Saturated, 0g Trans); 115mg Cholesterol; 0g Carbohydrate; 0g Sugar; 39g Protein; 0g Fiber; 280mg Sodium)

Makes 4 Servings

Prep time: 10 min.

Total time: 35 min., plus marinating time


¼ cup GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 tbsp. GOYA® Lemon Juice

2 tsp. freshly chopped cilantro

2 tsp. GOYA® Minced Garlic, or 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 tsp. GOYA® Oregano Leaf

1 packet Sazón GOYA® Natural and Complete

½ tsp. GOYA® Adobo Light All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper

½ tsp. GOYA® Ground Cumin

½ tsp. red pepper flakes

4 bone-in, skin-on chicken breast halves, about 2 lbs. (remove skin before eating)


1. In bowl, mix together olive oil, lemon juice, cilantro, garlic, oregano, Sazón Natural and Complete, Adobo Light, cumin and red pepper flakes; transfer to large zip-top bag. Add chicken; turn to coat completely. Transfer to refrigerator; marinate at least 2 hours, or up to 24 hours for best results. Bring chicken to room temperature 30 minutes before cooking, discard marinade.
2. Heat oven to 425°F. Place chicken skin-side up on foil-lined baking tray. Cook chicken until golden brown and cooked through (internal temperature will register 165°F on quick-read thermometer when inserted into thickest part of meat without touching the bone), about 25 minutes. Remove and discard bone and skin before eating.