If you've never tried roasting lemons, you must! Flavor transformation, especially paired with chicken and garlic. This is a wholesome and delicious recipe.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • Combine white wine, oil, shallot, lemon zest, lemon juice, oregano, thyme leaves, and 1 teaspoon kosher salt in a bowl. Pour 1/2 the sauce into a 9x12-inch baking dish.

  • Pat chicken breasts dry and place over sauce in the baking dish. Cover chicken with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste. Place garlic slices over chicken; tuck lemon slices and thyme bundle between pieces of chicken.

  • Roast in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Turn chicken and cook until no longer pink in the centers and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the meat reads at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C), 20 to 25 minutes more.

  • Remove chicken from the oven; cover the pan tightly with aluminum foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes. Serve with pan juices poured over chicken and roasted lemon slices, squeezing lemon juice from slices over chicken.

Nutrition Facts

468 calories; 20.4 g total fat; 129 mg cholesterol; 1084 mg sodium. 33 g carbohydrates; 51.2 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (3)

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Rating: 5 stars
01/30/2020
Oh my. What a fabulous dish. The smell was so good while baking. Chicken was so moist and flavorful and looked so beautiful when plated. Both hubby and I loved this meal. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
01/30/2020
Oh my. What a fabulous dish. The smell was so good while baking. Chicken was so moist and flavorful and looked so beautiful when plated. Both hubby and I loved this meal. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/30/2020
Oh my. What a fabulous dish. The smell was so good while baking. Chicken was so moist and flavorful and looked so beautiful when plated. Both hubby and I loved this meal. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/04/2019
We loved this recipe, I will definitely be making it again. A few notes: I used chicken broth instead of white wine, because that's what I had. The reason I gave it four stars not five is because while the flavor was great, the lemon overpowered the other spices and flavors. I used 2 whole lemons; next time I will use just 1 lemon and I will juice half and slice half. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/17/2020
I liked this recipe......the chicken was very lemony. My son liked it more than I did, so it may have just been me, but I felt it was almost too much lemon! Cook time was spot on, and the chicken was moist and tender. Read More