Lemon Pepper Chicken

Lemon Pepper Chicken leg quarters recipe

Lemon Pepper Chicken Leg Quarters

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Serves: 6 to 8 Cooking Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken leg quarters
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning

Instructions

1

For the marinade

2

Zest 1 lemon juice both lemons.

3

In a large resealable bag add lemon zest, lemon juice, seasoning, and olive oil.

4

Add chicken to bag, seal, and move the bag around to coat all of the chicken with the marinade.

5

Remove any excess skin from chicken

6

Let marinate for at least 2 hours. Overnight is best.

7

For the chicken

8

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F

9

On the stove-top using an oven safe skillet remove chicken from the bag sear skin down over high heat.

10

Let sear for 5 to 8 minutes.

11

Flip chicken over add liquid from marinade to the skillet.

12

Place skillet in the oven.

13

Bake for 1 hour.

14

Let chicken rest for 10 minutes before serving.

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