Baked Greek Lemon Chicken With Vegetables

Recipe by Imagenie
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
  • Rinse chickens, pat dry, discard fat. Using double tined fork, pierce lemons all over at 1/4 inch intervals.
  • Place a lemon in the cavity of each chicken and close with skewers.
  • In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper, oregano, garlic and 1/4 cup olive oil into a paste and rub over chickens.
  • Place onion, celery, carrots, and potatoes in the bottom of a lrg. roasting pan. Place chickens on top of veggies, breast side DOWN.
  • In med. bowl stir together fresh lemon juice, chicken broth, melted butter, and 1/2 cup olive oil. Carefully pour over top of chicken and veggies.
  • Bake at 500 degrees for 20 minutes, basting veggies well.
  • Reduce heat to 450 degrees and carefully turn the chickens over to breast side UP. Bake for 20 minutes more, basting frequently.
  • Remove from oven and let rest for 15 to 20 minutes for the juices to settle.
  • Remove lemons from chicken (save). Cut chicken into quarters and arrange on platter with veggies.
  • Cut the lemons in 1/2 and squeeze juices over chicken and veggies.
Advertisement