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Roasted Lemon Herb Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by zoerose33

Makes 7 servings



This recipe comes to us courtesy of the Renegade Lunch Lady Chef Ann Cooper and her book Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed our Children.

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Lemon Herb Chicken

2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons kosher salt
2 quarts water
1 1/2 pounds chicken
1 3/4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Roasted Lemon Herb Chicken

  1. The night before: Combine the lemon juice, salt and water in a large bowl. Add the chicken pieces, cover, and refrigerate overnight.

  2. The next day: Remove the chicken from the brine and pat dry. In a clean large bowl, combine the oil, herbs and pepper. Add the chicken and coat well. Cover and refrigerate for four to six hours to marinate.

  3. Preheat the oven to 350F. Place the chicken pieces on a cookie sheet and bake until cooked through, about 45 minutes.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 381.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
163
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
2062mg
86%
Potassium
221mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
1.3g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
28.4g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* 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
  • Very high in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Very high in sodium
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