Lemon Pepper Chicken | Easy and Delicious Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

Cooked this delicious, tangy ‘Lemon Pepper Chicken’ recipe on this weekend and I must say, this is one of the easiest recipe to cook especially for those amateur- bachelor, busy bee chefs in the kitchen. Its easy, quick and heavenly delicious. So, without wasting more time, lets get going with our today’s drool worthy recipe.

Chicken Marination Ingredients:
Chicken (large pieces with bones) 400 gms
Salt2 tsp/As Per Taste
Crushed Pepper (coarse granules) 1/2 tsp
Lemon Juice1 tbsp
Thick whisked curd/yogurt1/2 cup
Garlic Paste1.5 tsp
Ginger Paste 1.3 tbsp
*tbsp- tablespoon; tsp-teaspoon*

Other Ingredients:

Green Cardamom3
Black Peppercorns10
Whisked curd/plain yogurt3 tbsp
Thick Fresh Cream 3 tbsp
Crushed Pepper 1/4 tsp
Green Chilies (slit) 4
Garam Masala Powder1/2 tsp
Oil3 tbsp
Butter- a dollop 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves (finely chopped)1 tbsp
SaltIf needed (As Per Taste)


  • Crush the black peppercorns.
  • Marinate the chicken pieces with items indicated. Mix & set aside for 1 hr.
  • Whisk the curd/yogurt.
  • Slit the green chilies and fine chop the coriander leaves.


Step 1: Heat oil & butter in a flat pan and add the whole spices.

Step 2: Once it splutters, add the marinated chicken, pour rest of the marinade & fry on high heat for 2-3 min and then flip the chicken pieces.

Step 3: Continue to fry for 2-3 more mins on high turning the pieces a few times.

Step 4: Cook till the liquid has nearly dried and the chicken is tender & evenly browned.

Step 5: Now reduce the heat to low, add the whisked curd/plain yogurt, 1/4 tsp crushed Pepper, Garam Masala Powder, thick fresh cream, slit green chilies and mix everything well. Slow Simmer.

Step 6: Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves . Cover & cook on low heat for 5 mins. and serve hot.

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