Luscious Lemon Chicken

Luscious Lemon Chicken


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Delicious lemon basted chicken roasted to perfection! It's tasty and good for you!! I serve with salad and sometimes couscous.


Serves: 4 

  • 4 chicken breasts, bone in and skin on
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 60g butter
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 lemons, juiced and zested

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with oregano and garlic powder.
  3. Melt butter in roasting tray.
  4. Add chicken and turn to coat with butter.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Roast chicken skin side up for 30 minutes.
  7. Squeeze lemon juice and sprinkle the zest over chicken. Continue to cook for a further 10 minutes.
  8. Cover and let rest for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve with a tossed green salad.

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