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6/2/14

Lemon and herbs de Provence roasted chicken


Lemon and herbs de Provence roasted chicken


Ingredients (4 servings)

1 large chicken cut into 4 pieces
1-2 onions, enough to cover the baking tray
5-6 cloves of garlic
100 ml of homemade broth
2 medium lemons (1 in slices and half a lemon in juice)
Salt and black pepper to taste
Herbs of Provence to taste
Extra virgin olive oil for smearing the chicken and pouring some over the tray

Directions

Preheat oven to  400 ºF (200 ºC).
Grease a baking tray, peel and chop the onions and the cloves of garlic and put in the tray. Cut one lemon into slices and place over the onion.
Smear the chicken pieces all over with olive oil and season both sides with salt and black pepper, and herbs of Provence to taste.

Place the chicken onto the baking dish, pour over the juice of half a lemon and pour in the tray the homemade broth and a little of olive oil.


Roast in the center of oven at 350 ºF (180ºC), until the chicken is cooked through (40-60 minutes)
During the roasting time baste the chicken pieces with the broth and never allow to dry out.


When is done turn off the oven and let the chicken rest in the residual heat for ten minutes. And enjoy!

Lemon and herbs de Provence roasted chicken
Lemon and herbs de Provence roasted chicken

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