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  • Serves: 4 servings

Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken with Potatoes

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Category: Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 3 ts Extra-virgin olive oil;
  • -divided
  • 1 lg Lemon; sliced
  • 1/2 ts Grated lemon rind
  • 1 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ts Salt; divided
  • 1/4 ts Pepper; divided
  • 4 Garlic cloves; minced
  • 8 Skinned and boned chicken
  • -thighs; (3 ounces each)
  • 1 ts Chopped fresh rosemary --or
  • -1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 10 Cherry tomatoes
  • 10 Kalamata olives
  • 8 sm Red potatoes; quartered
  • ---about 1 pound
  • 2 Garlic cloves; minced
  • Rosemary sprigs; optional
  • -garnish


1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

2. Coat a 10-inch cast-iron skillet with 1 teaspoon oil. Arrange lemon
slices in a single layer in bottom of skillet.

3. Combine 1 teaspoon olive oil, lemon rind, lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon
salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, and 4 garlic cloves in a large bowl. Add
chicken, and toss to coat. Arrange chicken in a single layer on top of
lemon slices.

4. Combine 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper,
chopped rosemary, cherry tomatoes, olives, potatoes, and 2 garlic cloves in
a bowl, and toss to coat. Arrange the potato mixture over chicken. Top with
a rosemary sprig, if desired. Bake at 450 degrees F for 1 hour or until
chicken is done.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs and about 1 cup potato

CALORIES 349 (29% from fat); FAT 11.4g (sat 2.4g, mono 5.4g, poly 2.3g);
PROTEIN 36.9g; CARB 25.9g; FIBER 3g; CHOL 141mg; IRON 4mg; SODIUM 539mg;
CALCIUM 69mg. WW- 7 points.

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