Lemon-Pepper Chicken

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by evelynathens

This chicken has fantastic flavour - succulent and juicy with just the right 'bite'. Marinating time is not included. DO try this on the bbq when you fire up!

Top Review by Sassy Syrah

Evelyn, this was wonderful. So easy to prepare, very much a fix and forget dish. The flavour was perfectly balanced between the lemon and the herbs and the garlic, a real keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large, shallow bowl, whisk together lemon juice, garlic, shallots, oregano, rosemary, bay leaf, lemon zest, pepper and oil.
  2. Add chicken, turning it to coat with marinade, and let it marinate, skin side up, covered and chilled, for 3 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  4. Put rack in middle position of oven.
  5. Arrange chicken, skin side up, on a rack in a roasting pan.
  6. Season lightly with salt.
  7. Roast for 35-45 minutes. Halfway through, sprinkle on pepper and lemon zest.
  8. This is also great grilled on the bbq.

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