Roasted Chicken Breasts With Preserved Lemon

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Total Time
50mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
45 mins

This easy weeknight meal comes from The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Turn the oven to 450°F In a food processor, finely chop the lemon, olive oil, cilantro, garlic, and cumin.
  2. Cover a shallow roating pan with foil. Arrange the chicken breasts on the foil, skin side up, and spread the lemon mixture over them. Grind a generous amount of black pepper over the chicken and place in the oven. Reduce heat to 325°F.
  3. Roast chicken for 45 minutes, pasting it with its pan juices, until the chicken reaches 170F on an instant-read thermometer.
  4. Alternative roasting method: Roast 1 hour at 300°F.