Lemon Garlic Thyme Chicken!

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This was a huge hit at my house last night! It even made some awesome left over for lunch today! I will tell you all about that later! Here goes:

1/4 olive oil

3 tbs mined garlic

2 cups chicken broth

1 tbs lemon zest

2 tbs lemon juice

1 tsp dried oregano

1 tsp dried thyme

salt and pepper

6 medium size chicken breast

1 whole lemon

1 tbs vinegar

Preheat the oven to 400*

Mix together the broth, garlic, vinegar, all seasonings, lemon zest, lemon juice and olive oil. Combine with a whisk and let sit for about 5 minutes while you prep the chicken.

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Spray your pan with non stick spray and lay your chicken breast in the pan. Add the lemon (sliced) around the chicken. Next, simply pour the liquid mix on top.

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I added pepper to the top of my chicken to give it more color. Bake at 400* for about 40-45 minutes depending on your stove (uncovered). The internal temp should read at least 165* when the chicken is done cooking.

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You can also turn the broiler on for a few minutes and let it brown the tops of the chicken breast. Allow the chicken to rest for a bit before you serve it so it can soak up the juices. I made wild rice to go with the chicken and let me tell you, the juice from the chicken, poured over rice, was simply amazing! Here is another pic. =)

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Goes wonderful with a side salad, fresh green beans or asparagus! (not pictured) Also, For lunch today I used the left over chicken breast I had, some of the left over juices and a freshly cut tomato and sauteed together until the liquid was gone.

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Then I tossed it on a tortilla with some cheese and made some KILLER quesadillas! I mean, this was the best quesadillas I have ever made!!!

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Enjoy!

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