Serve this simple chicken breast recipe to someone special. Although the recipe couldn't be easier, the complex flavors of herbs and citrusy spark of lemon zest will make it taste like you slaved all day.
Course Main Course
Diet and Health gluten-free, low carb, low fat
Prep Time 5mins
Cook Time 24mins
Total Time 29mins
Author Diane Brown
2 10-ozbone-inskin on, chicken breast halves
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1tbspminced fresh rosemary
1tbspminced fresh lavender
1tspgrated lemon zest
2tbspfresh lemon juice
1tspextra-virgin olive oil
Combine rosemary, lavender, garlic, and lemon zest in a small bowl.
Combine lemon juice and olive oil in a second small bowl.
Spread a portion of the dry rub under the loosened skin of the chicken breast, and make three slashes in the skin. Brush skin with lemon juice and olive oil mixture.
Heat broiler and adjust oven rack to lowest position under broiler flame.
Place chicken breasts skin side down on the broiler rack.
Broil chicken on bottom rack until just beginning to brown, about 12 minutes.
Using tongs, turn chicken skin side up and continue to broil for 10 more minutes.
Place broiler pan on highest rack setting until skin begins to brown and crisp, about one minute. Serve.