Cuban Lemon Chicken

    Cuban Lemon Chicken


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    The orange juice and lemon juice give this delicious chicken a sweet, pungent flavour. Serve with white rice.

    Serves: 4 

    • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 6 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 onions, chopped
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) orange juice
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) lemon juice
    • 1/4 cup (65ml) white wine
    • 1 (2 kg) whole chicken, cut into 4 pieces
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. Heat 3 tablespoons of the oil in a medium frypan over medium heat. Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute; set aside.
    3. In a separate medium bowl, combine the remaining oil, onion, orange juice, lemon juice and wine. Add the heated garlic and oil to this and mix well.
    4. Place chicken pieces in a 20x30cm baking dish and pour the juice mixture over the chicken, coating well.
    5. Bake for 1 hour, basting occasionally with the sauce.

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