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Baked Chicken

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This baked chicken recipe is a simple recipe that is great for homely meals. Quick to fix, this baked chicken is made with lemon rub and basted with butter for cooking. Spiced and seasoned to taste, this baked chicken can be served with salads or sides of choice.
  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound, split (1 Piece)
  Lemon 1 , halved
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted and divided

Place chicken, skin side up, in a shallow roasting pan.
Rub chicken with lemon, squeezing out juice occasionally.
Combine salt, paprika, and pepper; sprinkle over chicken; brush with 1/4 cup butter.
Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 10 minutes.
Baste with remaining butter.
Reduce heat to 350°; cover and bake an additional 35 minutes or until tender

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3752 Calories from Fat 2656

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 297 g456.5%

Saturated Fat 116.5 g582.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1262.4 mg420.8%

Sodium 4854.2 mg202.3%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 255 g510.4%

Vitamin A 121% Vitamin C 113.7%

Calcium 21.9% Iron 73.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Chicken Recipe