Ask the Domestic Life Stylist: Lemon Braised Herb Chicken

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I need a new chicken recipe. I am tired of cooking chicken the same old way and want to jazz things up a bit for my family. Can you recommend a quick and easy chicken recipe?
~Mothers & home cooks everywhere

Lemon Braised herb chicken title

I have heard this story time and time again. Chicken dishes are a family favorite in many households. So much so that boredom can ensue. My recipe for Lemon Braised Chicken with Herbs is relatively quick, easy and presents like something from a fine restaurant.

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Lemon Braised Chicken
Recipe type: Chicken recipe
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Serves: 4-5
This lemon braised herb chicken is an easy crowd-pleaser
  • 5 chicken thighs (cleaned and rinsed)
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp Goya adobo seasoning
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ⅛ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth (kept warm)
  • 1 whole lemon (1/2 sliced, ½ juiced)
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme (about one fistful)
  • ⅓ cup or about 10 sprigs fresh oregano (chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (chopped)
  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F
  2. In large pan add canola oil and heat to medium setting
  3. While oil is heating season chicken with salt, pepper, adobo and paprika
  4. Brown chicken in hot pan at medium high heat, flipping once
  5. Lower heat and add lemon juice and chicken broth to deglaze pan using a spatula to scrape up extra bits at bottom of pan
  6. Add garlic
  7. Top with lemon slices and herbs
  8. Place covered pan in oven and cook an additional 20- 25 min or until juices run clear
  9. Serve alongside cous cous or rice


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  1. Meagan bs says

    oh yum that looks so yummy! and totally fits in mine and my husbands diet, i will be trying it soon!

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