Lemon Baked Chicken

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This is a really easy and tasty chicken recipe. I used to make this “back home” when I was a teenager, and we thought it was very fancy.

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Lemon Baked Chicken

Joan Donogh
Simple recipe for chicken baked with lemon juice and seasonings.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 chicken legs
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Rub garlic salt into chicken. Sprinkle with paprika and oregano. Place skin side down in a baking dish.
  • Top with lemon peel and pour lemon juice and water over top. Bake uncovered for 40 minutes. Turn skin side up and bake another 20 minutes, basting once or twice



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