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Brazilian Chicken

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This Brazilian Chicken is yummy ! This irresistible spicy chicken bake makes a good combination with your rice or pasta dishes. Your suggestions for this Brazilian Chicken are welcome !
  Chicken quarters/2/3 pound chickens 8 , cut into serving pieces
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 6 Large
  Cumin seed/2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Wash chicken, pat dry with paper towels.
Place in baking pan or casserole, skin side up.
Put lemon juice and garlic cloves into electric blender container.
Lightly "toast" whole cumin seed in a heavy dry skillet over low heat, stirring constantly, for a few minutes.
Do not let it burn.
Add to lemon juice and garlic and blend until mixture is liquefied.
Brush chicken with cumin marinade, sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste, and set aside for at least an hour before cooking time (to absorb flavor).
Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Cover chicken, bake in preheated oven for an hour.
Remove cover, baste chicken, turn oven to 400 degrees F and continue to bake for 1/2 hour or until chicken is golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2167 Calories from Fat 1130

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 125 g192.9%

Saturated Fat 35.3 g176.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 744.5 mg248.2%

Sodium 1140.3 mg47.5%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 229 g457.6%

Vitamin A 25.1% Vitamin C 105.7%

Calcium 26.2% Iron 87.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brazilian Chicken Recipe