Friday, June 8, 2012

Greek lemon chicken recipe

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The home of Tasty Food Recipes invites you to try Greek lemon chicken recipe. Enjoy my collection of delicious food recipes and learn how to make Greek lemon chicken.

The perfect combination of Greek-inspired ingredients makes this flavoursome dish a roast dinner winner for any occasion!

Ingredients (serves 4)
8 small (250g each) chicken thigh cutlets (skin on), trimmed
300g red rascal potatoes, cut into 2.5cm pieces
1 medium red onion, cut into wedges
1 medium red capsicum, cut into strips
4 garlic cloves, unpeeled
1/2 cup chicken stock
2 medium lemons
250g cherry truss tomatoes
1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves

Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Place chicken in a large roasting pan. Arrange potato, onion, capsicum and garlic around chicken. Pour over stock. Finely grate 1 lemon. Reserve grated lemon rind. Juice grated lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Add lemon juice and wedges to pan. Season with salt and pepper.

Roast for 15 minutes or until chicken starts to brown. Reduce temperature to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Roast for 25 minutes.

Add tomatoes and olives. Roast for 10 to 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and tomatoes are just starting to collapse.

Combine parsley, basil and reserved grated lemon rind in a dish. Sprinkle over chicken mixture. Serve.

Tip: For extra flavour, serve with crumbled feta cheese.

Super Food Ideas - September 2010, Page 18
Recipe by Kim Coverdale

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