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Honey Roasted Lemon Chicken

A recipe for baked chicken that is smothered in honey, lemon, olive oil and is seasoned. Meal done in under 1 hour.
Servings 2 -4


  • 4 chicken legs/breasts
  • 2 cloves garlic , chopped
  • Juice + zest of 1-2 lemons
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon chicken seasoning with herbs
  • Oregano or parsley , to garnish


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Place chicken in oven safe baking dish, skin side up. Finely chop garlic and place in saucepan on the stove top over medium heat with honey, lemon juice, olive oil, seasoning and lemon zest for about 5-10 minutes. Pour in baking dish with chicken and place in oven for 40 minutes. Scoop juices over chicken to brown skin during cooking. Place lemon slices over chicken last 10 minutes of baking.


Recipe from the book “Le meilleur du poulet” Ed. Larousse