Monday, January 19, 2009

Baked Lemon Chicken with New Potatoes and Vegetables

Baked Lemon Chicken with New Potatoes and Vegetables
4 servings

6 tablespoons oil, divided
2 lemons, 1 thinly sliced, 1 juiced
4 chicken breasts
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
fresh green beans, enough for 4 servings
2 or 3 large carrots, sliced into sticks
bag of small red potatoes, quartered
1 onion, sliced

Preheat oven to 450°. Coat a large baking dish with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Arrange lemon slices from 1 lemon in a single layer on the bottom of the dish.  In a skillet, brown chicken on both sides in 1 tablespoon oil.  In a large bowl combine remaining oil, lemon juice of 2nd lemon, garlic, salt and pepper. Add green beans, carrots, potatoes, and onion; toss to coat. Using tongs, remove vegetables and arrange them on top of lemon slices, leaving the center of the pan open.  Place browned chicken in the center of baking dish. Pour any remaining oil over chicken, and top with additional freshly ground pepper. Bake for 50 minutes and enjoy!

This was wonderful!!! The recipe is my adaptation of one I found at a very sweet recipe blog, Kelly's Korner Recipes. Thanks Kelly! We all loved this! Yum! Yum! :-)


Jelly Belly said...

Mmm this looks so good! I just discovered Kelly's blogs a couple days ago- definitely gonna try this one!

Still Learning said...

That looks yummy. I may have to give that one a try.

Scott and Kerri said...

I can't wait to try this with my chicken. We are having your fried chicken tonight :)

Sophie said...

WOW (impressed look). Your Lemon Chicken looks so yummy.

Here I bought a sauce pack for Lemon Chicken so as to skip all the seasonings! and i will try this friday after work.

talesfromthenursery said...

This looks delicious...will have to give it a try myself! I think my kids will love it too, which is a HUGE plus!

Anonymous said...

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Mrs. H. said...

I'm referring to the Biblical term.

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