One-Pot Lemon Herb Chicken


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  • For the chicken:
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • Lemon slices for garnish
  • For the rice:
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 2 1/4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste, and half of the Italian seasoning.
  2. Melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet or pan (one that has a lid). Brown chicken in the butter for 1-2 minutes on each side (Chicken shouldn’t be cooked through at this point). Transfer chicken to a plate.
  3. Add rice, chicken broth, lemon juice, and remaining Italian seasoning to the pan (no need to clean it first). Place chicken on top, then cover and simmer over medium-low heat for 20-25 minutes until liquid is dissolved.
  4. Garnish with fresh parsley or cilantro if desired and lemon wedges for squeezing. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 4
Calories: 417
Total Fat: 12 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Sugar: 1 g
Sodium: 117 mg
Carbs: 38 g
Protein: 37 g


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