Famous Lemon And Basil Chicken Recipe

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Famous Lemon And Basil Chicken

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


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