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Baked Lemon Chicken

Baked Lemon Chicken

175 Ratings
175 Ratings
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Baked Lemon Chicken
Makes: 5 servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Lemon, onions, and thyme decorate this oven-baked chicken.

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 pounds chicken (skinned and cut into 10 pieces)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cloves of garlic (thinly sliced, or 1 tsp garlic powder)
  • 4 teaspoons thyme sprigs (4 fresh sprigs, or 1 tsp dried thyme)
  • 3 cups onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock (or water)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 lemon (sliced into 10 slices, seeds removed)

Directions

1. Combine salt, pepper, garlic, and thyme.
2. Lay chicken pieces into a 11x13 baking pan. Sprinkle seasonings over chicken.
3. Combine onions, stock, and lemon juice in a sauce pan. Heat to a boil.
4. Pour hot lemon mixture around chicken. Top each chicken piece with a lemon slice.
5. Bake for 30 minutes at 400 degrees until golden brown and juices are clear colored.
 

Notes

Learn more about:
- Garlic
- Lemons

Source:

Food Family Fun
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Team Nutrition

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe (521g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 261
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 123 mg
Sodium 521 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 40 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 54 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 684 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 261
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 19 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 57 mg
Cholesterol 123 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 40 g
Minerals
Calcium 54 mg
Potassium 684 mg
Sodium 521 mg
Copper 167 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 57 mg
Phosphorus 418 mg
Selenium 33 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 26 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.7 mcg
Vitamin C 23 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 16 mcg
Folate 34 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 15 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Protein Foods 6 1/2 ounces

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This is the most disgusting recipe ever. I wasted 2 1/2 lbs of chicken and 2 perfectly good lemons. It calls for way too much thyme. I cut it in half and it still was too much! The dish has no color and appears to look worse than it tastes. What would posses someone to recommend boiling onions and then pouring them over raw chicken? You need to remove this from this site before more good food gets ruined! I also think it's terrible that when you review it automatically rates it with a 5 star if you don't pick one. Because of that I will no longer use any recipes from this site!
07/18/11
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