Lemon and Garlic Baked Mediterranean Chicken
Lemon and Garlic Baked Mediterranean Chicken

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These chicken drumsticks are loaded with Mediterranean flavors including lemon, garlic, oregano, and extra virgin olive oil. 👉 FULL RECIPE. Lemon-and-Garlic Baked Chicken Thighs. © Todd Porter & Diane Cu. I put the chicken on a cooling rack on the baking pan so it wouldn't sit in the juice/fat as it cooked and I let it bake skin side up.

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To begin with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can cook lemon and garlic baked mediterranean chicken using 11 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Lemon and Garlic Baked Mediterranean Chicken:
  1. Make ready 6-8 chicken drumsticks or thighs (bone in, skin on)
  2. Take Kosher salt
  3. Get 1.5 teaspoons dry oregano
  4. Prepare 1.5 teaspoons black pepper
  5. Prepare 3/4 teaspoon coriander
  6. Take 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  7. Get 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  8. Prepare 6 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  9. Make ready 1 small yellow onion, cut into wedges
  10. Prepare Zest and juice of 1 lemon + 1 lemon cut into slices
  11. Take 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil

Artichokes and black olives add extra fiber and oomph, and of Mediterranean diet dishes often boast Italian flavors, but this recipe goes big on Greek with lemon, oregano, and plenty of garlic. View top rated Mediterranean chicken lemon garlic recipes with ratings and reviews. Cook it in the oven or on a grill. Love this easy Baked Tender Chicken Thighs Recipe that is full of so much flavor.

Instructions to make Lemon and Garlic Baked Mediterranean Chicken:
  1. Pat chicken dry and season with kosher salt, be sure to season under the skin too. If you have the time, arrange the chicken on a tray or a shallow dish and chill in the fridge uncovered for a few hours or overnight (optional.)
  2. Place chicken in a large zip bag. In a small bowl, combine spices (oregano, black pepper, coriander, paprika, and cumin.) Add spices to the chicken in the bag.
  3. Add garlic, onion, lemon zest, lemon juice, and olive oil. Zip the bag shut. Toss chicken around and massage to make sure it is well coated in the marinade. Let chicken marinade for about 30 minutes, or if you have the time, refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours, turning bag over halfway through.
  4. When ready, heat oven to 450 degrees F.
  5. Lightly oil a baking dish and arrange the chicken drumsticks and onion wedges. Pour over the marinade. Arrange lemon slices in between.
  6. Bake for 35 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked and its juices run clear (internal temperature of chicken should register 165 degrees F using an instant read thermometer).  If you like, broil for just a few minutes until skins are crispy to your liking.
  7. Serving suggestion - with herbed couscous mixed with peas, chopped carrots and sultanas.

The combination of garlic with Italian seasoning and paprika work so well. File this recipe under the category of delicious one-dish meals. Chicken breasts are marinated overnight right in the baking dish and are ready to be baked in the oven the next day. Lemons and black olives add a Mediterranean twist to this easy. The chicken turned out moist and flavorful and combined nicely with the baked tomatoes, olives, garlic, and capers.

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