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Lemon Basted Roast Chicken

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Ingredients
  Chicken 1 , quartered
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon 2 , juiced (8 Tablespoons)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Preheat oven to 400° F.
Sprinkle chicken with oregano and garlic powder.
Melt butter in roasting pan or casserole.
Add chicken; turn to coat.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Roast chicken skin side up, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
Turn pieces over and continue roasting until brown (about 30 more minutes).
Reduce heat to 300° F and cook until tender.
Squeeze lemon juice over chicken.
Cover and let sit in turned-off oven for 15 minutes.
Remove to platter and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3229 Calories from Fat 1905

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 212 g326.7%

Saturated Fat 76.4 g382.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1125.9 mg375.3%

Sodium 1381.8 mg57.6%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.7%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 306 g612.8%

Vitamin A 62% Vitamin C 151.3%

Calcium 29% Iron 76.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon Basted Roast Chicken Recipe