Lemon Chicken and Pasta

This chicken right here! Lemon Chicken is the latest addition to my meal prep menu. It’s a simple chicken cooked in a simple sauce and yet the result is remarkable! I think this is the dinner to cook when trying to win the heart of that special someone 😉

Ina Garten’s Lemon Chicken meal prep

Lemon Chicken Meal Prep

Here’s a refreshing, SUPER simple Lemon Chicken meal prep for you to try! 🍋
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 406 kcal


  • 16 oz boneless chicken breasts
  • 3 ea lemons
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 8 oz Brown rice pasta
  • salt and pepper


  • In a medium pan, heat olive oil and minced garlic
  • While that is heating, take a separate bowl and juice two lemons, plus add in 1 tablespoon of oregano and thyme + salt & pepper
  • In the skillet, add in the chicken breasts and pour over the lemon mixture
  • Take 1 lemon and zest that over the top of the chicken
  • Let the chicken cook all the way through on both sides
  • While that is cooking, cook your pasta according to the directions on the box
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and slice up each piece
  • Fill your meal prep container with pasta and then add in your sliced chicken
  • Take the remaining juice from the skillet and pour over each container evenly
  • Top with a lemon!



Serving: 1mealCalories: 406kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 28gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 82mgPotassium: 285mgFiber: 5gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 199IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 43mgIron: 2mg
Keyword chicken
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