Zesty Lemon Pepper Chicken

Recipe by FENathan
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put chicken into a large bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, zest the lemon peel off the lemons. Then cut them in half and juice the lemons. (juice and zest in bowl; reserve lemon rinds).
  • Mince onion and add it to the bowl with olive oil, paprika, thyme, salt and pepper. Reserve 3 tbsp of this marinade.
  • Use hands or tongs to turn chicken over and coat it with the marinade.
  • Marinate for 12 hours or overnight.
  • Heat oven to 500 degrees.
  • Put chicken skin side up on a shallow, medium-sized roasting pan.
  • Place reserved lemon rinds into pan.
  • Put chicken in oven and reduce heat to 375 degrees. Bake for 25 minutes, brushing with the reserved marinade, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Discard lemon rinds. Serve with remaining marinade. Good served with my almond green beans and.
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