• 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 75-100g softened butter
  • 2 plump garlic cloves
  • Good handful chopped fresh herbs- mix what you've got
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Lemon


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 190 C/ 375 F/gas 5. Lightly grease an ovenproof dish.
  • STEP 2
    Soften the butter with a wooden spoon. Chop or crush garlic into the butter. Add the herbs, a good squeeze of lemon juice and a pinch of salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 3
    Slash each breast diagonally three times with a sharp knife. Fill cuts with garlic butter. Place in the dish.
  • STEP 4
    Bake for 20 minutes, till cooked. The chicken should be white, with no sign of pink meat. Serve with lemon quarters.

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