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Lemon chicken in a baking tray

Lemon chicken

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Make dinner in no time with this super-quick and easy lemon chicken recipe. Coating chicken breasts in a honey and lemon sauce gives them a delicious sticky finish 

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal250
fat13g
saturates3g
carbs4g
sugars3g
fibre0g
protein31g
low insalt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 4 part-boned chicken breasts, skin on
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • new potatoes and green salad, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Arrange the chicken in a layer, skin-side up, in a shallow ovenproof dish. Put all the remaining ingredients in a bowl and warm in the microwave or a small pan for 1 min. Stir everything together and pour over the chicken.

  • STEP 2

    Roast the chicken for 30-40 mins, basting every 10 mins. The juices will gradually thicken and give the chicken a shiny coating. Leave the chicken to stand for 5 mins before serving with new potatoes and a green salad.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2003

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