Herb Chicken
Herb Chicken

Chicken breast doesn’t have to be boring. This version made with parsley, rosemary, and lemon zest has tons of fresh flavor. Any fresh herbs can be used in this recipe. Try substituting the rosemary with basil, tarragon, or oregano. Leftover portions taste excellent on top of a salad.

Herb Chicken
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Herb Chicken

Chicken breast doesn't have to be boring. This herb chicken recipe made with parsley, rosemary, and lemon zest has tons of fresh flavor. Get the recipe.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword herb chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 162 kcal
Author Openfit


  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh flat leaf (Italian) parsley
  • 3 springs fresh rosemary leaves removed and finely chopped, stem discarded
  • 2-3 tsp. finely grated lemon peel (about 1 lemon)
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional
  • 4 (4-oz.) raw chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


  1. Preheat grill or broiler on high.

  2. Combine parsley, rosemary, and lemon peel in a small bowl; mix well.

  3. Add salt and pepper if desired. Set aside.

  4. Brush chicken with oil; rub herb mix onto both sides of the chicken. Let sit for 5 minutes.

  5. Grill or broil chicken for 5 minutes on each side, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Herb Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 162 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 205mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 24g 48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Herb Chicken

Herb Chicken