Mediterranean Lemon Chicken

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
1 h 35 min 8
Mediterranean Lemon Chicken
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1 cup Extra virgin olive oil (for marinade)
1/2 cup Lemon juice (for marinade)
6 clove(s) Garlic (minced, for marinade)
1 1/2 tsp Salt (for marinade)
1 tsp, ground Thyme, dried (for marinade)
1/2 tsp Black pepper (for marinade)
1/2 tsp Allspice, ground (for marinade)
1/4 tsp Nutmeg, ground (for marinade)
8 breast Chicken breast, skinless
3 medium Lemon (thinly sliced)
2 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp Garlic salt
1/2 tsp Lemon pepper
1 dash Cinnamon


1. Marinade: In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, 1 tsp salt, thyme, pepper, 1/4 tsp allspice and nutmeg until blended.

2. Pour 1 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat.

3. Refrigerate 1 hour. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.

4. To cook chicken: Preheat oven to 350°F.

5. Arrange lemon slices in two greased 11x7in. baking dishes.

6. Drain chicken, discarding marinade in bag. Place chicken over lemon slices.

7. Mix paprika, garlic salt, lemon pepper seasoning, 1/4 tsp allspice and cinnamon and sprinkle over chicken. Drizzle with reserved marinade.

8. Bake, covered, 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°F.



is an excellent source of lean protein, it aids in muscle growth and repair

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 535
Calories from fat 300
Calories from saturated fat 46
Total Fat 33 g
Saturated Fat 5.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 21.3 g
Cholesterol 170 mg
Sodium 552 mg
Potassium 880 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6.5 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Sugars 1.5 g
Protein 53 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.5
Meat 2.6

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