Lemon Chicken

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"Posted for You Want What!? A Recipe Posting Game 2016. Suggested you serve this with #recipe23351 From Recipe+ magazine. Marinating time of 30 minutes not included in times."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (402.4 g)
  • Calories 346.1
  • Total Fat - 9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2 g
  • Cholesterol - 723.9 mg
  • Sodium - 308.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 8.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.9 g
  • Sugars - 3.6 g
  • Protein - 55.6 g
  • Calcium - 74.5 mg
  • Iron - 8.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 23.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Place chicken breast-side down on a chopping board and using kitchen scissors, cut along each side of the chicken backbone, discard backbone or save and use to make stock.

Step 2

Turn chicken breast side up and press down to flatten slightly and then place in a large shallow glass dish.

Step 3

Whisk oil, zest, juice, olives, parsley, garlic, paprika and chilli in a bowl and then pour over the chicken and turn to coat and the cover and chill for 30 minutes to marinate.

Step 4

Preheat a barbecue with lid to moderately high.

Step 5

Drain chicken from marinade, discard marinade.

Step 6

Close barbecue lid and cook chicken for 20 minutes, turn and cook for a further 15 minutes or until browned and cooked through.

Step 7

Transfer to a heatproof plate and cover with foil and rest for 5 minutes before cutting into serving size pieces.

Step 8

Add carrots to grill, cook and turn for 3 minutes or until browned and tender and transfer to a bowl and then add beans and toss to combine.

Step 9

Serve chicken with carrot and beans and salsa verde, if having and lemon wedges.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Delightful! Had it with the suggested salsa verde. I did add some salt to the chicken before I cooked it.

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(15 Apr 2016)