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Greek Lemon Chicken

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  Young chicken 1 , quartered (Perdue®, Fresh)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cold pressed olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced into thin rings
  Chopped fresh oregano/2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh thyme/1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper To Taste

Rinse chicken; pat dry.
Remove skin, if desired.
In large shallow bowl, combine all remaining ingredients except garnishes.
Add chicken; marinate in refrigerator at least 30 minutes.
Preheat broiler.
Remove chicken from marinade; place on rack in broiler pan.
Broil chicken quarters, 4 inches from heat source, 30 to 35 minutes until cooked through, turning and basting with marinade 3 to 4 times during cooking.
Add onion slices from marinade during last 10 minutes of broiling time.
Serve chicken with onion slices.
Garnish with lemon wedges, oregano and thyme, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1594 Calories from Fat 1015

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g177%

Saturated Fat 27.7 g138.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 507.9 mg169.3%

Sodium 878.2 mg36.6%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g25.9%

Sugars 11.7 g

Protein 111 g222.4%

Vitamin A 25.6% Vitamin C 151.4%

Calcium 11.3% Iron 16.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe