Famous Lemon And Basil Chicken

Famous Lemon And Basil Chicken Recipe

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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

How to Make Famous Lemon And Basil Chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 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.

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About Famous Lemon And Basil Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy