Famous Lemon And Basil Chicken Recipe

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Famous Lemon And Basil Chicken

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Ingredients

4
chicken breasts
pepper to taste
4
fresh basil leaves
4
garlic cloves, crushed
4 slice
lemon
1 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
2
Place the chicken in a baking dish.
3
Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper and arrange skin side up.
4
Loosen the skin from each chicken breast and slip a basil leaf between the skin and the meat.
5
Add the garlic to the baking dish.
6
Place a slice of lemon on top of each piece of chicken.
7
Drizzle with oil.
8
Bake, basting occasionally with pan juices and turning the chicken and the baking dish occasionally so the chicken browns evenly, 35 to 40 minutes.
9
To serve, place a browned lemon slice and garlic clove on top of each portion of chicken.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy