Welcome to my kitchen! Today I’ll be sharing an authentic Italian-inspired recipe with you: Italian seasoning chicken. As a passionate cook and food lover, I’m always looking for new flavours and textures to explore. This melt-in-your-mouth meal is an ideal way to spice up a traditional chicken dinner.

The combination of herbs and spices in this recipe provide a tantalising and complex taste. The aroma of the rosemary, oregano, garlic, marjoram, basil and thyme is sheer perfection. The lemon juice and olive oil dressing brings brightness, while the brown sugar and sweet paprika give depth and sweetness. Altogether, these ingredients work in harmony to create a delicious, distinctive flavour.

With just 20 minutes of preparation, this dish can be on your table in no time. If you’re looking for quicker dinners, the chicken can be marinated and cooked in advance, then refrigerated for up to 4 days for ultimate ease. Whatever the occasion, Italian seasoning chicken is always a crowd-pleaser.


– 2 chicken breasts
– 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
– 1 teaspoon garlic powder
– 1 teaspoon onion powder
– 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
– 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 tablespoon brown sugar


1. Preheat the oven to 375F.

2. In a bowl, mix the Italian seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, and sweet paprika.

3. Place the chicken breasts on a baking tray covered with parchment paper and rub the spice mix all over the chicken.

4. In a separate bowl, mix the lemon juice, olive oil and brown sugar.

5. Brush the mixture on top of the chicken breasts.

6. Bake the chicken for 20 minutes.

7. Enjoy your Italian seasoning chicken!

So, let’s celebrate your inner Italian chef! With the combination of tangy, sweet and savoury flavours, this dish is sure to please your family and friends. Of course, this dish is inspired by a classic Italian recipe, so why not pair it with a glass of Chianti and a simple side salad?

This is a great way to switch things up at the weeknight table without spending ages in the kitchen. You can also use the same Italian seasoning mix to add flavour to other ingredients. For example, try sprinkling it over roasted vegetables, or over grilled fish or pork chops. However you cook it, Italian seasoning chicken never disappoints.