Cheddars Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

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Lemon pepper wings have a tangy and woody lemon-pepper mix on the chicken. Also, the smoky spicy flavor gives your usual taste buds a lift. Preparing the dish takes just about 10 minutes, and you can easily cook this recipe at home. But the Cheddars lemon pepper chicken recipe is something else. 

Cheddars Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

We tried this recipe at home with minimum ingredients. As it turns out, the recipe tasted just like Cheddars. The following recipe will guide you with the cooking procedure in two different sections. First, we will instruct the preparation process and then the cooking procedure. 

How to Make Lemon Pepper Chicken?

Making Cheddars lemon pepper chicken is pretty simple even for cooks with minimum skills. Basically, you marinate the chicken in a mixture of lemon juice, spices, lemon pepper, olive oil and garlic. Finally, you saute the chicken until it’s tender and juicy. So, preparing the chicken dish is not that hard at first. 

However, Cheddar adds a little bit of extra seasonings to enhance the flavors. The complex taste and mixture of spices make Cheddars chicken the best. Mainly, the Italian style salad dressing adds a mild taste to the chicken dish. It will take just 40 minutes to cook the recipe. Not to mention, you just need to spend 10 minutes preparing the chicken and other ingredients. 

To cook the recipe you only need to collect 4 easy ingredients. And the marination will take 10 to 12 hours to complete. If you are preparing a dinner for the weekly night, you can take the project a day earlier. The marination process is obviously the most important thing for this chicken recipe. 

The recipe is rich with nutritional values too. You will get 346.7 calories per serving. On the other hand, the simple ingredients can deliver complex but tasty flavors to lift your tastebuds. 

In order to get the recipe right, you have to marinate the chicken thoroughly. Marinating the chicken for 10 to 12 hours can help you get some of the best flavors. Don’t marinate the chicken for 1 or 2 hours. Otherwise, your Lemon pepper chicken recipe won’t turn out the way it should. 

How to Prepare the Cheddars Chicken Tender Recipe Ingredients?

The main preparation for this recipe is the marination process. You need a glass dish to combine the lemon juice, seasonings, salad dressing and pepper to marinate the chicken. After combining the ingredients, toss the chicken to coat evenly. Now, cover the glass dish and set it in the refrigerator to chill. You will need to wait at least 10 to 12 hours for the marination to set into the chicken. 

Preparing the salad dressing is easy even at home. You need ½ cup extra virgin olive oil, 3 Tablespoon white wine vinegar, finely grated parmesan cheese, 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise, ½ tablespoon dried oregano, and parsley, and 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar. Which them all together and the dressing will be ready to use. You can store the Italian Style salad dressing in the refrigerator for later use. 

You should remove the chicken before starting the cooking procedure. You don’t need any other ingredients while cooking. The rest is up to your oven for cooking the grill lemon pepper chicken. But before going any further, let’s check the main ingredients for this recipe. 

Ingredients that You Will Need Are:

You need the following ingredients to start cooking this recipe: 

Boneless Chicken Breast: For this Lemon Pepper recipe we will be using boneless chicken breasts. This recipe is for 6 servings so you will need 6 chicken breast halves. 

Dry Lemonade Mix: You can purchase dry lemonade mix from any grocery shop or prepare it at home. Making lemonade mix at home is the best way and we used homemade lemonade mix for this recipe. Add the lemonade mix according to the amount of chicken. 

Ground Black Pepper: You need 2 tablespoons of ground black pepper should do just fine for the marination process. The black pepper will add a tangy and complex spicy flavor to the Lemon pepper chicken. 

Italian Style Salad Dressing: You will find Italian style salad dressing in any nearby local shop. If you want a homemade salad dressing, it’s easy to make at home. Follow our preparation section to know how to make the salad dressing. 

If you serve 326 g (ideal measurement for 1 serving) of gorton pork spread, there will be 

Step by Step Instructions for Cheddars Chicken Tender Recipe

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Step 2: Now, remove the chicken from the refrigerator. Remove the chicken from the marinade. We don’t need the remaining marinade anymore. 

Step 3: Place the 6 chicken breasts in a 9×13 inch baking dish. 

Step 4: Bake the chicken at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 35 minutes. Wait until the lemon pepper chicken is fully cooked and until the chicken juice runs clear. 
Step 5: Remove the lemon pepper chicken from the oven and serve it hot on the table.

Cheddars Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

Cheddars Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

Follow our Cheddars Lemon Pepper Chicken recipe for an easy chicken recipe for your oven.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 People
Calories: 134kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 Chicken Breast
  • Dry Lemonade Mix
  • 2 tbsp Ground Black Pepper
  • Italian Style Salad Dressing

Instructions

  • First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit
  • Remove the chicken from marination
  • Add the chicken over a baking dish
  • Bake chicken breast at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 35 minutes
  • Remove the dish from your oven and serve it on the table.

Tips

  • Before marinating the chicken breast, add it to a salt sugar rub to tenderize the meat. 
  • Try to use homemade lemonade seasonings over the ready-made lemonade seasonings from the local store.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cheddars Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe
Amount per Serving
Calories
134
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
3
g
5
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
0
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
0
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
72
mg
24
%
Sodium
 
131
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
445
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
1
g
0
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
0
g
0
%
Protein
 
24
g
48
%
Calcium
 
15
mg
2
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Vitamin A
 
45
IU
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Wrapping Up

So, that’s it for this 4 ingredients lemon pepper chicken dish. You don’t need to spend most of your time preparing the chicken and instead, let the marinade do its work for you. Our impression of the recipe was fantastic, and now it’s your time to try it out with friends or family.

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