You are here

Lemon Barbecued Chicken

  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound, split in half (1 Whole Ones)
  Salad oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Garlic salt 1 Tablespoon (Durkee)
  Parsley flakes 1 Tablespoon (Durkee)
  Onion powder 2 Teaspoon (Durkee)
  Sweet basil 2 Teaspoon (Durkee)
  Thyme 2 Teaspoon (Durkee)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

1. Clean the chicken and cut into half.
2. Rub salt and pepper on the on the inside and out of the chickens.
3. Place the chicken halves in a roasting pan.
4. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and blend well with a fork.
5. Brush the chicken halves inside out with this marinade.
6. Cover the pan with foil or plastic and refrigerate. Leave the chickens to marinate for at least 4 hours or more. Turn the chicken regularly, rubbing the marinade over the meat.
7. When you are ready to cook, prepare a barbecue grill preferably a coal one, or a broiler if you don-€™t have a grill.

8. Drain the chickens reserving the marinade.
9. Arrange the chickens over the coals of the barbecue or in a large roasting pan under the broiler.
10. When chickens are evenly browned, brush them with the marinade and continue to barbecue.
11. Turn the halves and baste the chicken frequently, about 15 minutes each side, until tender and succulent and juices run clear when pierced with tip of a knife.

12. Serve the Lemon Barbecued Chicken with grilled vegetables, potatoes or a fresh green salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.1 (16 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 839 Calories from Fat 639

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 72 g110.1%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.6%

Trans Fat 0.7 g

Cholesterol 170.1 mg56.7%

Sodium 1271.6 mg53%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g1.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 43 g86.4%

Vitamin A 14.9% Vitamin C 39.9%

Calcium 8% Iron 27.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Barbecued Chicken Recipe