Chicken Lemone

Chicken Lemone

Great Lemony Flavor

The char broiled lemony flavor of this dish served with roasted lemon and herb potatoes will be a hit for any occasion.


  • 4 chicken breasts on the bone

  • 4 thighs

  • 4 legs

  • 4 wings

  • 1/2 cup of chopped parsley

  • 2 Tbls dried oregano

  • 4 lemons

  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice

  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil

  • 1 tsp salt

  • freshly ground black pepper


  • Thoroughly wash and dry all chicken pieces.

  • Cut 2 lemons into round slices

  • Salt and pepper chicken on both sides

  • Place chicken meat side up in a nice glass casserole dish.

  • Mix oil, lemon juice, parsley.

  • Pour over chicken.

  • Sprinkle some oregano all over chicken and refrigerate for about an hour.

  • Turn the chicken over and sprinkle more oregano on top then refrigerate for about another hour.

  • After the chicken marinates for a while place under the broiler for about 20 minutes.

  • Turn chicken around and broil for about another 20 minutes while basting with the oil and juice mixture. Top with lemon slices.

  • Towards the end watch carefully and try and get the skin of the chicken a nice crisp blackened look to it.

  • Not burned but just enough to give it a great flavor.

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