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Dairy Free Lemon Chicken

Dairy free lemon chicken makes a refreshing dinner with little prep time that the whole family will enjoy. The recipe is also gluten free and free of the top 8 allergens.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 177 kcal


  • 1 lb. chicken breast
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth gluten free
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp rosemary
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Wash and dry your chicken and place on a cutting board.
  3. Combine salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder in a small bowl.
  4. Sprinkle the chicken with the spices mixture.
  5. Add the olive oil to a large oven safe pan (I use a cast iron skillet) and set to medium - high heat.
  6. Add the chicken to the preheated pan and sear one side so that the outside edges are a white with a slight golden brown color.
  7. Turn and sear the other side.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Mince your garlic clove and add to the pan.

  10. Cut a lemon in halves or fourths.
  11. Squeeze the lemon juice on the chicken and leave the leftover lemon in the pan.
  12. Next, add your chicken broth and rosemary to the pan.
  13. Place the pan in the oven wearing heat safe gloves and cook for 30 minutes, until the juices run clear indicating the chicken is fully cooked.

Recipe Notes

This dinner can be made with chicken breast halves or tenders. It pairs well with a side of roasted asparagus and potatoes.

Nutrition Facts
Dairy Free Lemon Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 714mg31%
Potassium 456mg13%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Vitamin C 16.4mg20%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.