Lemon Baked Chicken

This is a really easy and tasty chicken recipe. I used to make this “back home” when I was a teenager, and we thought it was very fancy.

Lemon Baked Chicken
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Simple recipe for chicken baked with lemon juice and seasonings.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • 4 chicken legs
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup water
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Rub garlic salt into chicken. Sprinkle with paprika and oregano. Place skin side down in a baking dish.
  2. Top with lemon peel and pour lemon juice and water over top. Bake uncovered for 40 minutes. Turn skin side up and bake another 20 minutes, basting once or twice


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