Greek-Style Lemon Roast Chicken

4.5
(224) 183 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
55
min.
Servings

8 servings

Inspired by Greek island fare, this juicy, showstopping roast chicken features the bright flavor of fresh lemon. Check out the tip for getting the most juice from yours.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Place chicken in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Squeeze juice from lemon halves into small bowl; place squeezed halves in chicken cavity. Add dressing to lemon juice; mix well. Drizzle over chicken.
  • Bake 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours or until chicken is done (165°F), basting occasionally with pan juices.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a mixed green salad.

Variation

Prepare using 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts (2 lb.). Cut each breast crosswise in half; place in shallow baking dish. Prepare dressing mixture as directed; drizzle over chicken. Discard squeezed lemon halves. Bake chicken 45 to 55 min. or until done (165°F), turning occasionally. Makes 8 servings.

Servings

  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 270
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 2g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 25g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • mom615 |

    This is the best roast chilcken I have ever had. Very moist and full of flavor. The best part is, it is very simple, and inexpensive. I highly recommend this recipe.

  • Eves86 |

    Love, love so easy and delicious. My family have it 2 thumbs up

  • MCarol438 |

    This is a great recipe have made this more then once and going to make it again for tonites dinner. I made it on the grill also but I cut the whole chicken in half and placed lemon slices under the chicken.

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