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West African Lemon Chicken

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Ingredients
  Chickens 2 , cut up
  Peanut oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon 5 , juiced
  Onions 3 , thinly sliced
  White wine vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Chopped hot pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Rinse chicken and pat dry.
Brown in 1/4 cup peanut oil in heavy skillet; remove to baking dish.
Combine remaining 1/2 cup peanut oil, lemon juice, onions, vinegar, garlic, thyme, bay leaf, hot pepper, salt and pepper in saucepan.
Bring to a boil.
Stir in water.
Pour over chicken.
Bake, tightly covered, for 1 hour or until chicken is tender; discard bay leaf.
Serve on hot rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
African
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2054 Calories from Fat 1394

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 155 g239%

Saturated Fat 39.5 g197.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 562.5 mg187.5%

Sodium 1025.6 mg42.7%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.6%

Sugars 5.2 g

Protein 142 g283.7%

Vitamin A 32.3% Vitamin C 129.5%

Calcium 16% Iron 44.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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West African Lemon Chicken Recipe