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    Broiled Herb Chicken With Lemon Butter Sauce

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

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    25 mins

    Dreamgoddess's Note:

    When I saw this recipe in the April 2006 issue of Southern Living, I simply had to try it. It looks like you spent a lot of time preparing it, but the recipe actually cooks up very quickly. Serve with potatoes or rice and a salad...voila, dinner is ready in about 40 minutes.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small bowl, combine the salt, oregano, garlic powder, lemon pepper, paprika and red pepper.
    2. 2
      Cover a roasting pan with foil and place a rack in it; lightly spray the rack with cooking spray.
    3. 3
      Skin side down, place the chicken on the rack.
    4. 4
      Sprinkle the chicken with 2 t of the seasoning mixture.
    5. 5
      Making sure your oven rack is about 7-8" from the heat, broil the chicken until golden brown (about 12-15 minutes).
    6. 6
      Turn the chicken pieces over and sprinkle with the remaining spice mixture.
    7. 7
      Broil about 8-10 more minutes, or until chicken is done.
    8. 8
      Lemon Butter Sauce: Combine the melted butter, lemon rind and lemon juice.
    9. 9
      Mix well and add in the parsley.
    10. 10
      Spoon a small amount of sauce over each piece of chicken when served.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 01, 2009

      55

      Wonderful spice rub! I was cooking for one, so I mixed up a half recipe of the spice mix and used it to season a single bone in chicken breast, then cooked as directed. The meat was flavorful and juicy, the skin was crispy- just perfect! I used the butter and lemonjuice to saute some cooked gnocchi and baby squash, making a complete meal. Definately will make this again. Edit- I made this again using halved cornish game hens. I covered the hens with the spice rub 24 hours ahead, then before broiling, I basted with a little of the lemon-butter sauce. The remaining sauce I drizzled over the finished chicken on the serving platter. This was elegant enough for company, but really simple to do.

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    • on July 07, 2007

      55

      I made this for *Zaar World Tour III* - Very delicious and moist chicken, I used chicken thighs on the bone with skin and it was perfect. I didn't change a thing and followed the recipe as written. The spice on the chicken was subtle and the 'lemon butter sauce' was simple but mouth watering - we all licked our fingers. Thank you Dreamgoddess (aka Naughty But Nice Gang Captian)

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    • on March 29, 2012

      45

      VERY flavorful recipe. Definitely not low-fat - whoops! I used boneless skinless chicken breasts and guessed the cooking time, so ours came out a bit more well-done than I like, but that was my fault. DH and I both really liked this recipe! I might try squeezing lemon juice over it next time and omitting (or perhaps reducing) the butter so I don't feel guilty about eating this more often. :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Broiled Herb Chicken With Lemon Butter Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (238 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 812.6
     
    Calories from Fat 540
    66%
    Total Fat 60.0 g
    92%
    Saturated Fat 20.1 g
    100%
    Cholesterol 278.2 mg
    92%
    Sodium 896.5 mg
    37%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.0 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 63.6 g
    127%

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    lemon pepper

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