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Savory Lemon Chicken

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Ingredients
  Broiler fryer pieces 8 (Breasts, Legs, Thighs)
  Whole lemon 1
  Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salad oil/Shortening 4 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 , thinly sliced
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh mint sprig 2
Directions

Wash chicken and drain on paper towels.
Grate peel from whole lemon and set aside; cut lemon in half and squeeze juice over pieces of chicken, rubbing each piece with juice.
Shake in paper bag with flour, salt, and paprika.
Brown chicken slowly in salad oil.
Arrange in 2-quart casserole or baking pan.
Sprinkle grated lemon peel over chicken, add brown sugar, and cover with thinly sliced lemon.
Pour in broth and place mint over top.
Cover and bake in moderately hot oven (375°) until chicken is tender (40 to 45 minutes).
Remove mint before serving.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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