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
Recipe by 5 Minutes for Mom at http://www.5minutesformom.com/90662/lemon-braised-herb-chicken/