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  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tarragon leaf 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Broiler fryer 1 , cut up
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Instant minced onion 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

1. Combine flour, 1 teaspoon of the salt and tarragon in a plastic bag. Shake the chicken in flour to coat; tap off excess.
2. Melt the butter or margarine in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Coat chicken on all sides in melted butter or margarine, then turn pieces skin-side up.
3. Bake in moderate oven (375°), brushing often with pan drippings, for 30 minutes.
4. Meanwhile, make lemon baste: Mix lemon juice, instant minced onion, garlic, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper in a small bowl. Brush chicken pieces with part of the lemon baste.
5. Bake, brushing occasionally with remaining lemon baste, 30 minutes longer, or until the chicken is tender.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3974 Calories from Fat 2448

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 273 g419.3%

Saturated Fat 93.7 g468.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1245.9 mg415.3%

Sodium 3489.9 mg145.4%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 288 g575.5%

Vitamin A 74.6% Vitamin C 109.1%

Calcium 26.1% Iron 100.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Baked Lemon Chicken Recipe