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Roasted Garlicky Basil and Lemon Zest Chicken

 
Roasted Garlicky Basil and Lemon Zest Chicken
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This quick and easy roasted chicken is an absolutely mouth-watering dish. The roasted zucchini and cherry tomatoes are perfectly accompanied with the golden, brown and juicy chicken breasts. A well balanced one pan meal that everyone enjoys.

Yield

2

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

 

Ingredients

4 tablespoons basil
leaves, freshly chopped
2 tablespoons lemon zest
freshly grated
3 cloves garlic
or to taste, crushed
3 ½ tablespoons olive oil
2 chicken breasts
fillets, skin on and wingtip attached, trimmed, 500 grams
*
2 zucchini
sliced
*
9 ounces cherry tomatoes
250g
5 tablespoons basil
leaves, plus more for serving
lemon
wedges, to serve
*

Directions

Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F).

Add the basil, lemon zest, garlic and oil in a large bowl and stir to combine.

Add the chicken breasts and zucchini in the large bowl, and mix until well coated.

Arrange the well coated chicken breasts and zucchini slices on a baking sheet..

Roast for about 10 minutes.

Put the tomatoes on the baking sheet and roast for another 5 minutes or until the chicken is completely coked.

Place extra basil leaves on top and serve with lemon wedges.

Including the vegetables.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments


Millbrook, Canada
 about 4 years ago

sounds so good I will try it soon after I go shopping for ingredients

mariantaylor
Spokane, United States
 about 2 years ago

Is that oven temp corrrect? It seems low

Flo
Canada
 over 1 year ago

The temp. posted is in
Fahrenheit which is
425 deg. (pretty hot).

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 over 1 year ago

The hot temperature will make the crispy skin, and it also won't take long.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 164g (5.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 38861% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 73mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars g
Protein 58g
Vitamin A 41% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 9% Iron 13%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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