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Lemon Chicken Barcelona

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  Broiler 1 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Salt 5 Milliliter
  Pepper 2 Milliliter
  Paprika 2 Milliliter
  Lemon 1
  Butter 50 Milliliter

Wash chicken, wipe as dry as possible.
Mix the salt, pepper and paprika.
Rub chicken all over with the mixture.
Fill cavity with the slices of lemon.
Tie legs together.
Close cavity.
Place the butter in an 8 x 8-inch (20 x 20 cm) microwave-safe dish.
Microwave at HIGH 3 to 4 minutes or until butter is browned.
Place chicken breast-side down in browned butter.
Microwave at HIGH 10 minutes.
Turn chicken.
Baste with drippings.
Microwave at MEDIUM 10 minutes.
Test for done-ness; if necessary, microwave another 5 minutes.
Remove chicken to a hot platter.
Add a few spoonfuls of hot water or chicken broth to the juice in the pan.
Microwave at HIGH 1 minute.
Stir well.
Pour over chicken or serve in a sauceboat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3603 Calories from Fat 2399

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 267 g410.7%

Saturated Fat 90.4 g451.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1232.4 mg410.8%

Sodium 3013.2 mg125.6%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14.2%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 280 g561%

Vitamin A 88.4% Vitamin C 116.8%

Calcium 21.7% Iron 80%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Chicken Barcelona Recipe