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my favorite lemon-garlic sauce for roasted chicken

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

Chicken is delicious served simply in its own juices, but this sauce is so delicious that you might want to double the recipe.

(4 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For my favorite lemon-garlic sauce for roasted chicken

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lg
    head of garlic, cloves separated and peeled
  • 2
    1-inch wide lemon peel strips
  • 1 can
    low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 sprig
    each sage and oregano, if desired
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened

How To Make my favorite lemon-garlic sauce for roasted chicken

  • 1
    Heat oil in a saucepan and add garlic cloves and lemon peel. Saute over medium-low heat, stirring frequently until garlic just starts to brown in a few spots.
  • 2
    Add broth, water and herbs; simmer to reduce by about half. Discard herb sprigs and lemon peel.
  • 3
    Transfer broth mixture to a blender; process until smooth. Return garlic puree to the saucepan and whisk in butter over very low heat until smooth. Sauce can be re-warmed before serving.

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