Lemon Chicken Breasts
1/4 cup good olive oil
3 tablespoons minced garlic (9 cloves)
1/3 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest (2 lemons)
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano (I used a couple of tablespoons of fresh oregano)
1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme leaves
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 boneless chicken breasts, skin on (6 to 8 ounces each)
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Warm the olive oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, add the garlic, and cook for just 1 minute but don’t allow the garlic to turn brown. (I skipped this step)
Pat the chicken breasts dry and place them skin side up over the sauce. Brush the chicken breasts with olive oil and sprinkle them liberally with salt and pepper.
Cut the lemon in 8 wedges and tuck it among the pieces of chicken.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, depending on the size of the chicken breasts, until the chicken is done and the skin is lightly browned. If the chicken isn’t browned enough, put it under the broiler for 2 minutes. Cover the pan tightly with aluminum foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and serve hot with the pan juices.
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looks delish, i had my very favorite chicken recipe tonight, ina's parmesan chicken, my hands down all time fav. i am willing to try more ~
That's one of my favourites too.I enjoyed your butter tart recipe – tonight's dessert to be taken to my sister's place.
This has proven to be a very popular Ina recipe time and time again. As always a recipe is only a guideline and I am happy to have brought her recipe back into our kitchens.