How to make chicken juicy: you will need butter

Kateryna YagovychFood
How to make chicken juicy with butter

Chicken meat is quite difficult to cook in a really tasty way because it is dietary and dry. And using a lot of different sauces and marinades is not always the right way to go because not all people, for whatever reason, can consume such ingredients. Therefore, it is worth using a useful life hack with butter to make the meat tender and juicy.

The idea was published on the vkusnie_retsepty Instagram page.

Cooking chicken with butter

To make the baked chicken very juicy and tender, butter should be placed under the skin of the carcass. Cut two rather large oblong pieces and place them vertically in each part. You can put a lemon inside the chicken, on which you need to make many cuts on all sides.

Baked chicken with lemons is one of the gastronomic trends of 2021. But here you need to follow the right technology and clear proportions so as not to spoil the product. Tips to help you cook chicken with lemons correctly are published on the smachnoho_com_ua Instagram page.

Lemon chicken recipe


  • fresh chicken - 1 pc.
  • lemon - 3 pcs.
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • garlic - 2 cloves
  • fresh herbs - rosemary, sage, thyme. You can also add any of your favorites
  • salt, pepper - to taste
  • olive oil - 2 tbsp.
Stuffing chicken with lemons

Method of preparation:

1. Rinse chicken well.

2. Season with salt and pepper inside and out.

3. Chop all herbs and mix with olive oil. Leave for 5 minutes.

4. Cut lemon into slices.

5. Chop garlic and onion.

Lemons for the dish

6. Put the prepared lemons, onion and garlic into the chicken.

7. Rub the meat with herbs on top. At this stage, you can use a life hack with butter.

8. Bake in the oven at 220 degrees for 60-75 minutes until golden brown.

9. Serve hot with mushrooms and mashed potatoes.

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