Butterfly chicken with lemon rosemary

"this is another recipe from nigella's show sorry that i dont have exact ingredients or times....thats just what she says. it will come out great as long as it's cooked all the way. prep time includes the marinating for 24 hours"
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Ready In:
24hrs 40mins




  • put chicken pieces in a freezer bag.
  • add some olive oil.
  • squeeze half of a lemon in the bag then cut up and leave in bag add red onion.
  • add rosemary.
  • shake the bag reallllly well to get all the flavors mixed up and leave in fridge for 24 hours.
  • place in shallow baking dish and bake as directed for chicken.

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  1. Easy & delicious. Everyone loved it!
  2. So easy and yet so flavorful. This is a great recipe for someone watching their weight. And it freezes great.


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