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Baked Lemon Chicken

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Baked Lemon Chicken
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  • Makes: 5 servings
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes

Lemon, onions, and thyme decorate this oven-baked chicken.

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 pound chicken (skinned and cut into 10 pieces)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cloves of garlic (thinly sliced, or 1 tsp garlic powder)
  • 4 teaspoon thyme sprigs (4 fresh sprigs, or 1 tsp dried thyme)
  • 3 cup onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken stock (or water)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 lemon (sliced into 10 slices, seeds removed)

Directions

1. Combine salt, pepper, garlic, and thyme.

2. Lay chicken pieces into a 11x13 baking pan. Sprinkle seasonings over chicken.

3. Combine onions, stock, and lemon juice in a sauce pan. Heat to a boil.

4. Pour hot lemon mixtue around chicken. Top each chicken piece with a lemon slice.

5. Bake for 30 minutes at 400 degrees until golden brown and juices are clear colored.

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Source: USDA, Team Nutrition, Food Family Fun

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe (521g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 261
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 123 mg
Sodium 521 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 40 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 54 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 684 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 261
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 19 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 57 mg
Cholesterol 123 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 40 g
Minerals
Calcium 54 mg
Potassium 684 mg
Sodium 521 mg
Copper 167 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 57 mg
Phosphorus 418 mg
Selenium 33 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 26 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 23 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 16 mcg
Folate 34 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 15 mg
Choline -404 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Vegetables
1/2 cups
Protein Foods
6 1/4 ounces

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