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Lemon Chicken

Servings: 4-6

Lemon Chicken


4 Tbsp olive oil

2 lbs chicken pieces

6-8 lemons, cut in half

4-6 cloves garlic, grated plus 1

whole bulb of garlic

3 Tbsp honey

4 sprigs fresh rosemary

Salt and pepper to taste

Serve with roasted baby potatoes or greens


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Optional step: Heat the oil (4 Tbsp) in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces (2 lbs) and cook until the skin is browned.
  3. In a baking dish, combine the grated garlic (4-6 cloves) and honey (3 Tbsp). Squeeze the lemon juice from each lemon half into the pan and put the halves in the dish face-down.
  4. Break apart the bulb of garlic leaving the skin on each clove. Add the garlic cloves and rosemary (4 sprigs) to the pan.
  5. Place chicken in pan and spoon some of the juice over it. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Place pan in oven and bake for 45 – 60 minutes, until chicken is done. Spoon sauce over chicken occasionally while baking.
  7. Serve chicken with lemons and juice, and if desired with roasted baby potatoes or greens.

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