lemon basil chicken with farro on white plate topped with lemon slices and basil
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Lemon Basil Chicken

Chicken should be delicious, healthy and simple to make but never boring! This amazing lemon basil chicken checks all the boxes for a quick and tasty dinner you could enjoy tonight!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 204kcal
Author Jennifer Draper


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast tenderloins
  • 1 tablespoon garlic and herb seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon jarred minced garlic
  • Fresh basil


  • Heat oil in skillet over medium high heat
  • Season chicken with spices
  • Add to skillet and sauté for 5-7 minutes on each side or until chicken is fully cooked
  • Add garlic and lemon juice and continue to saute for 2 minutes
  • Remove from heat and serve over brown rice and top with slivered basil or as desired


Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 466mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1.8mg