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Oven roasted lemon garlic chicken recipe

Oven roasted Lemon garlic chicken recipe with roasted sweet potato and carrots


Delightful chicken with garlic cloves, vinegar and pepper garnished with lemon, and basil.


4 chicken Breast Halves (skinless and boneless) i used thighs and legs part

2 Garlic Cloves (minced)

2 tblsp Lemon Juice

1 tsp Paprika

Salt and Pepper according to taste

2 tblsp Butter

½ tsp Lemon Zest (grated)

How to make lemon garlic chicken:

Drizzle chicken with salt, paprika and pepper. In a skillet melt butter over medium-high heat. Combine chicken to skillet when pan becomes hot. Fry chicken on each side till it is slightly browned: it takes about 2-3minutes.

Place the chicken on a baking sheet. Sprinkle half of the lemon juice over the chicken. Bake it in a preheated oven to 400 degrees for 5 minutes. Mix garlic to the hot pan and fry till it appears brown in color; it will take about 1to 2 minutes. Combine lemon zest to the pan after 2 minutes.

Reduce by half, then cover it and set aside. Combine lemon juice over the chicken once again. Pour the remaining lemon juice ovens chicken once again. Bake for another 5 minutes. Take it out. Place chicken over dish of rice. Spoon the sauce on it. Garnish with some lemon-twists, sage or basil.

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