5 from 1 vote
Lemon Herb Chicken and Rice
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
55 mins
2 hrs
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins

It has such a fresh, savory taste you cannot go wrong. The fresh dill, with lemon + garlic and chicken sauce makes it all too perfect. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon herb chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 445 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 3-4 lbs bone-in chicken
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • juice of 1 lemon about 1/4-1/3 cup
  • 1 T Olive oil
  • 3 large garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 T fresh dill fresh fresh fresh!!
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1-2 tsp salt
  1. In a gallon size bag place chicken, lemon zest and juice, olive oil, garlic and herbs.
  2. Poke chicken with a knife to allow marinade seep in
  3. Place chicken in marinade for 2 hours.
  4. In a 9X13 pan place contents of bag.
  5. Sprinkle with salt. (you want it nice and seasoned)
  6. Cook at 425 for 50-55 minutes
  7. In a separate pan or rice cooker cook about 3 cups of rice (with water)
  8. when chicken is done, remove chicken from pan.
  9. Pour drippings from pan into the rice and stir. Serve chicken and rice immediately
Recipe Notes

PRESSURE COOKER: Marinate chicken as directed. Place chicken and marinade in cooker with 1 c broth, lock lid, cook on meat setting for 15 minutes. Optional broil in oven for crispy skins. Can also us pressure cooker to cook rice on rice setting using 1:1.5 rice:liquid ratio for 6 minutes natural release.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Herb Chicken and Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 445 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 188mg63%
Sodium 536mg23%
Potassium 401mg11%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 160IU3%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.