Pressed Chicken Recipe


Pressed chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for any occasion. The chicken is marinated in a flavorful mixture and then pressed to create a tender and juicy texture. This recipe is easy to make and will impress your family and friends.

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Make sure the chicken is well coated. Cover the dish and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight for best results.
  3. Preheat your grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Remove the chicken from the marinade and discard the excess marinade.
  5. Place the chicken on the grill and cook for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  6. Once cooked, remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes.
  7. Using a heavy object, such as a cast iron skillet, place it on top of the chicken breasts to press them down. Leave the skillet on top for about 5 minutes to help flatten the chicken and enhance the flavors.
  8. Remove the skillet and serve the pressed chicken hot. It pairs well with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad.

Enjoy this delicious pressed chicken recipe with its tender and juicy texture, and the flavorful combination of herbs and spices. It's a dish that will surely become a favorite