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    Mediterranean Lemon Chicken

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    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    10 mins

    35 mins

    ngibsonn's Note:

    This goes nicely with roasted potatoes! Mmm mmm Mediterranean! The recipe uses chicken legs, but works for any chicken parts.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
    2. 2
      In a 9x13 inch baking dish, grate the peel from 1/2 the lemon, squeeze out the juice (about 1/4 cup) and add to peel with the oregano, garlic, oil, salt and pepper.
    3. 3
      Stir until mixed.
    4. 4
      Remove skin from chicken pieces and discard.
    5. 5
      Coat chicken pieces with the lemon mixture and arrange, bone side up, in the baking dish.
    6. 6
      Cover dish and bake for 20 minutes.
    7. 7
      Turn and baste chicken.
    8. 8
      Reduce heat to 400°F (205°C) and bake uncovered, basting every 10 minutes, for about 30 more minutes.
    9. 9
      Serve chicken with pan juices.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 30, 2008

      45

      Made for My 3 Chefs June 2008. This was a bit lemony for us (but that's just us). It smelled fantastic when it was cooking. I'll definitely try this again, but with less lemon (specifically lemon peel). Thanks for posting this.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mediterranean Lemon Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (272 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 508.8
     
    Calories from Fat 304
    59%
    Total Fat 33.8 g
    52%
    Saturated Fat 9.0 g
    45%
    Cholesterol 207.9 mg
    69%
    Sodium 344.6 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.0 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    6%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 46.0 g
    92%

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