Tuscan Lemon Chicken (Skillet or Grill)

Recipe by blucoat
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sprinkle chicken with 1 tsp salt on each side.
  • Combine oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, rosemary and 1 tsp pepper in a glass dish (just large enough to hold the flattened chicken). Add the chicken, and turn to coat. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Flatten the chicken by removing the back bone in the center. Then with your hands, press down, Cut around and remove the breastbone with a boning knife.
  • Heat a cast iron pan over MED-HIGH heat. Add some oil and when it starts to smoke, put chicken inches Cook on both sides, brown well. Should be 5-8 minutes per side, and then turn the chicken over. Put pan with chicken in oven and roast for 30-45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let sit, tented with tin foil, for 5-10 minutes to let it rest. Return cast iron pan to stovetop, put over MED heat, and grill the cut sides of the lemons for 5 minutes or so.
  • Break apart into quarters, sprinkle with salt and serve with grilled lemon halves.
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