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Fresh Family Dinner Ideas! 17 Incredible Lemon Chicken Recipes

The bright flavor of fresh lemon is the perfect counterpoint to all kinds of light chicken dishes. To help you make the most of this winning flavor combo, we’ve rounded up a host of fast, fresh, and lemony chicken recipes that are perfect for family dinner.

Click through for all of our favorite lemon chicken recipes.

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    17 Incredible Lemon Chicken Recipes

    Need a fast, fresh family dinner? Try one of these incredible lemon chicken recipes!

  • Baked Parmesan and Lemon Pepper Chicken 2 of 18
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    Nutty Parmesan adds big flavor to this gorgeous and tasty lemon pepper baked chicken recipe.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Aggie Goodman 

  • Light Spicy Lemon Chicken 3 of 18
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    Everyone's going to love this lighter take on lemon chicken. Get ready for a little spice too!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Laura Levy 

  • Lemon Chicken Panini 4 of 18
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    This savory delicious lemon chicken panini recipe makes for the perfect summertime lunch!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan 

  • Lemon Basil Chicken Stir Fry 5 of 18
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    Capture the best flavors of the season with this simple, fresh lemon basil chicken stir fry!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan 

  • Pot-Roasted Chicken Breast with Lemon and Garlic 6 of 18
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    Pot-roasting makes for an incredibly moist chicken, and lemon, garlic, and basil add unbelievable flavor.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Babble 

  • Simple Grilled Lemon Chicken 7 of 18
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    Keep things simple with this effortless recipe for grilled lemon chicken.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Kelsey Banfield 

  • Lemony Cobb Salad 8 of 18
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    This lemony Cobb salad makes for a wonderful summer dinner. Piled high with fresh vegetables, flavorful chicken, and a zesty salad dressing, this colorful dish may win over even the most skeptical of salad eaters.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan 

  • Meyer Lemon Skillet Chicken 9 of 18
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    Forget the oven, you can make a delicious chicken entree on the stovetop. This tasty take features sweet and tangy Meyer lemons.
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
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  • Lemony Roast Chicken 10 of 18
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    Not only does fresh lemon keep roast chicken moist, it suffuses the dish with a wonderful lemony tang.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal 

  • Lemony Roast Grape Chicken 11 of 18
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    Try something offbeat with this lemony roasted grape chicken! The fruits lends a little sweetness to this tasty savory dish.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan 

  • Lemon and Tapatio Chicken Wings 12 of 18
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    These tangy, spicy chicken wings are just the thing for summer picnics. And this knockout recipe is surprisingly easy to make!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Nicole Presley 

  • Lemon Pepper Pappardelle with Chicken and Leeks 13 of 18
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    Pappardelle and sweet leeks are the perfect compliment to zesty lemon pepper chicken. Try it tonight!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Macki West 

  • Lemony Chicken Salad 14 of 18
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    Everyday chicken salad gets a big boost from a bit of fresh squeezed lemon juice!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Lemon Chicken with Shallots and Asparagus 15 of 18
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    Yum! Asparagus and shallots add big flavor to this classic lemon chicken recipe.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Kelsey Banfield 

  • Mediterranean Chicken 16 of 18
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    Serve chicken up Mediterranean-style with this simple, weeknight-ready recipe.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Laura Levy 

  • Chinese-Style Lemon Chicken 17 of 18
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    Make the Chinese food classic at home! This easy recipe makes homemade lemon chicken totally simple.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Babble 

  • Perfect Lemon Chicken 18 of 18
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    Of course you want your lemon chicken to be perfect. Here's how to make it great every time.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: C. Champion 

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