Mediterranean Lemon Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Mediterranean Lemon Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Mediterranean Lemon Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by srnurse

Makes 6 servings



Quick, easy and delicious chicken recipie!

Recipe Ingredients for Mediterranean Lemon Chicken

1/4 cup Lemon
2 teaspoons dried Oregano
3 cloves Garlic
1 tablespoon Olive oil
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Ground black pepper
6 chicken drumsticks

Recipe Directions for Mediterranean Lemon Chicken

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees fahrenheit

  2. Grate the peel from 1/2 the lemon into a small bowl. Squeeze out the juice ( about a 1/4 cup) and add to the peel with oregano, garlic, oil, salt & pepper. Stir till mixed.

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

  4. Reduce heat to 400 degrees F, and bake uncovered, basting every 10 min, for about 30 more minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 59.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
104
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
41mg
14%
Sodium
134mg
6%
Potassium
119mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
1.7g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
12.9g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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