Italian Lemon Chicken

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Tommy Curtis
from Sharps Chapel, TN

This is my spin on a classic dish, very simple and so much flavor!!!!

serves 6-8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake


  • 6-8
    skin on chicken thighs. you can also use skin on chicken breast, just cut them in half.
  • 1/4 c
    lemon pepper seasoning, use a good spice.
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 c
    lemon juice
  • 1
  • 3 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 3 Tbsp
    italian seasoning, i use lighthouse brand.
  • 1/8 c
    white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 c
    white wine

How To Make

  • 1
    Rinse each chicken thigh and preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2
    Thoroughly dust each piece in Lemon Pepper seasoning.
  • 3
    Spray a 9 X 13 glass baking dish with olive oil cooking spray and place chicken, skin side up in dish.
  • 4
    Bake for 30 minutes.
  • 5
    While chicken is baking, mix together all ingredients for sauce. Let it set until the chicken has baked for 30 minutes.
  • 6
    Take juice from half of the lemon and add to sauce and dice the other half of the lemon.
  • 7
    Take chicken out of the oven, turn to skin side down, drain chicken fat, and pour sauce over chicken.
  • 8
    Let bake for 15 minutes, then add diced lemon to the top of each piece.
  • 9
    Bake for an additional 15 minutes.
  • 10
    Goes great with bowtie pasta, tossed with butter and parmesan.

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