Mediterranean Lemon Chicken

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
50
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-3+
½ lemon
1 tsp dried oregano
2 cloves garlic
2 tsp olive oil
⅛ tsp salt
⅛ tsp Grounded black pepper
chicken legs

Utensils

  • oven
  • Step 1/4

    • oven

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  • Step 2/4

    In a 9x13 inch baking dish, grate the peel from 1/2 the lemon, squeeze out the juice (about 1/4 cup) and add to peel with the oregano, garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Stir until mixed.

  • Step 3/4

    Remove skin from chicken pieces and discard. Coat chicken pieces with the lemon mixture and arrange, bone-side up, in the baking dish. Cover dish and bake for 20 minutes. Turn and baste chicken.

  • Step 4/4

    Reduce heat to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) and bake uncovered, basting every 10 minutes, for about 30 more minutes. Serve chicken with pan juices.

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