Dijon and Lemon Chicken

9 175 277
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
2 h 15 min 40 min 4
Dijon and Lemon Chicken
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1 medium/large bird Whole Chicken (cut into 8 parts)
4 medium Lemon
1 cup Dijon mustard
2 tbsp Rosemary, fresh (chopped)
4 sprig Rosemary, fresh
1 tsp Crushed red pepper
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil


In a bowl, mix together dijon mustard, juice and zest from two lemons, chopped rosemary, pepper flakes, olive oil, and salt and pepper.

Whisk the mixture together. Place chicken in a baking dish. Brush the the mixture over the chicken, leaving a couple of tablespoons for re-painting during the roasting process.

Cover the chicken with the plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 400°F.

Slice 1 lemon and place it on top of the chicken, squeeze the juice from the remaining lemon all over the chicken and add few sprigs of rosemary on top.

Roast chicken for 35 to 40 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 277
Calories from fat 114
Calories from saturated fat 20.7
Total Fat 12.6 g
Saturated Fat 2.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 24.6 g
Cholesterol 72 mg
Sodium 1502 mg
Potassium 817 mg
Total Carbohydrate 23.7 g
Dietary Fiber 5.8 g
Sugars 3.3 g
Protein 19.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 1
Meat 3.2

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