Sticky lemon chicken

A quick-to-make recipe

  • Cook:50 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 250
  • fat 13g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 4g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 31g
  • salt 0.23g


  • 4 part-boned chicken breasts, skin on
  • grated zest and juice of 1 large lemon
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • new potato and green salad, to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to fan 170C/conventional 190C/gas 5. Put the chicken breasts, skin-side up, in one layer in a shallow ovenproof dish or tin. Put all the remaining ingredients in a bowl and warm through in the microwave or a small pan for 1 minute, then stir to mix everything together and pour over the chicken.

  2. Slide the dish into the oven and roast the chicken for 30-40 minutes, basting every 10 minutes or so. The juices will gradually thicken and give the chicken a shiny coating at the end. Leave the chicken to stand for 5 minutes before serving with new potatoes and a green salad.

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