This Lemon Rosemary Chicken is nothing short of fantastic…not only is it delicious and flavorful, but it’s prepared very quickly and easily with just a few ingredients.

The fresh, pine-like taste of the rosemary is perfectly balanced by the bright lemon flavor and the bold garlic.

If you aren’t counting Points, feel free to use chicken thighs or drumsticks in addition to the chicken breasts. The meat will come out so tender and juicy, and full of succulent flavor.

And the fact that this low calorie dinner recipe requires just a few ingredients, means it’s perfect for those hectic and busy days when I forget to plan my dinner.

It heats up great the next day too, so double the batch if you want some healthy leftovers for lunch the next day!

lemon rosemary chicken


Juicy, tender and bright, this is an easy weeknight chicken recipe that can be prepared in a pinch. The fresh lemon and rosemary flavors are the perfect complement to seasoned chicken breasts, and give it a seasonal taste. Perfect for fall or winter.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 227 kcal


  • 2 lbs skinless, boneless chicken breasts - (cut into 6 fillets)
  • 8 cloves garlic - (chopped)
  • 3 tbsp fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup white wine
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 lemon - (sliced)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp poultry seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Arrange chicken in a 9” x 13” baking dish. Rub chicken with salt, pepper and poultry seasoning.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, wine, garlic and rosemary. Pour over chicken. Cover chicken evenly with lemon slices.
  • Place in oven and roast for about 20-25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.


The entire recipe makes 6 servings
The serving size is 1 chicken fillet


Calories: 227 kcal (11%)Carbohydrates: 4.7 g (2%)Protein: 32.5 g (65%)Fat: 6.5 g (10%)Saturated Fat: 0.5 g (3%)Cholesterol: 97 mg (32%)Sodium: 80 mg (3%)Potassium: 636 mg (18%)Fiber: 0.9 g (4%)Sugar: 2.1 g (2%)Calcium: 30 mg (3%)Iron: 1.4 mg (8%)
Main Ingredient: Chicken Recipes
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  1. Was hoping we would like this but way too lemony. Was not a hit in our home.

  2. Just made this recipe tonight! Delicious except for the fact that I think it called for too much poultry seasoning. Next time I will definitely be cutting back.

  3. Hi, I made this recipe today and it was amazing! However, when I used the “recipe builder” app on the weight watchers website, it said each serving is 6 points plus. Why is there is discrepancy?

  4. Hello! I want to try this, but I have a question about poultry seasoning. I live overseas so I can’t get this… what is in it? What would be the nearest combination of basic spices?

  5. We tried this dish tonight and it was a huge hit! I used pinot grigio and added 1 1/2 tbsp of minced shallots. The flavors were bright and complex but un-fussy. And WOW was it tender and juicy! Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe. We will be using it for years to come, I’m sure.

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