Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites – bite-sized pieces of seasoned chicken cooked to perfection with butter, garlic, and a zesty lemon twist. A quick and delightful meal that’s sure to please the whole family. Check out our Oven Roasted Chicken for more chicken recipe ideas.

Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites in a skillet with a serving spoon.

Complete your meal by serving the chicken bites with mashed potatoes or french fries. Add a light lemon parmesan kale salad for a satisfying and well-rounded dinner.

Ingredients & Substitutions

  • Chicken: Use boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pat them dry, and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • Herbs & Spices: Oregano, basil, parsley, salt, and pepper bring a burst of flavor to the chicken.
  • Garlic: Elevate the taste with a generous 2 tablespoons of minced garlic.
  • Lemon: Preferably freshly squeezed for that perfect citrusy touch.

Can I Make Chicken Bites in the Air Fryer?

Enjoy the convenience of air frying Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites for an even more delightful experience. Melt butter, mix in herbs, spices, and garlic, coat the chicken, and air fry for 7-8 minutes at 375°F. Don’t forget to drizzle fresh lemon juice before serving.

Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites in a skillet, close up view.
Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites in a skillet, close up view.

Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites – bite-sized pieces of seasoned chicken cooked to perfection with butter, garlic, and a zesty lemon twist.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, , cut into bite sized pieces
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine oregano, basil, parsley, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle evenly over chicken pieces. Toss to coat.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter.
  • Once melted, spread in the pan and add chicken in an even layer (Do not overcrowd the pan.). Cook 8-10 minutes, flipping halfway through, or until golden brown and the chicken is mostly cooked through.
  • Add the remaining butter. Once melted, add garlic and cook one more minute, or until fragrant, and the chicken is cooked through to an internal temperature of 165°F.
  • Drizzle lemon juice over chicken and stir to combine. Serve immediately.

Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites

Storage Tip

Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 4 months. Use leftover bites on a lettuce salad for a protein-packed twist.

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