Lemon chicken is a quick and healthy option for dinner. If you’re one of those people who like to do as little prep work as possible when cooking, this recipe is for you! This recipe could also be paleo/whole 30 if you omit the butter. I add the butter because it gives the chicken more flavor. Serve this tasty chicken with mashed potatoes and a salad of your choice.


Lemon ChickenIngredients:
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp paprika
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp black pepper
10 chicken drumsticks
3-4 tbsp olive oil
1 lemon
1/2 large onion or (1 medium)
1 tbsp butter (optional)

Instructions:

1. In a large bowl combine the salt, paprika, thyme, garlic powder, and black pepper.

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2. Add the drumstick to the bowl and toss to coat evenly.

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3. Slice the lemon and onion.

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4. Heat olive oil over high heat in a large skillet and brown each side of the chicken. Don’t fully cook them.

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5. Line the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish with the sliced onions.

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6. Place the browned drumsticks into the baking dish and add half a slice of lemon and a small slice of butter on top of each drumstick.

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7. Bake at 380 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hour or an hour and 15 minutes.

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Serves: 10 Drumsticks
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1½ tsp black pepper
  • 10 chicken drumsticks
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • ½ large onion or (1 medium)
  • 1 tbsp butter (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine the salt, paprika, thyme, garlic powder, and black pepper.
  2. Add the drumstick to the bowl and toss to coat evenly.
  3. Slice the lemon and onion.
  4. Heat olive oil over high heat in a large skillet and brown each side of the chicken. Don't fully cook them.
  5. Line the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish with the sliced onions.
  6. Place the browned drumsticks into the baking dish and add half a slice of lemon and a small slice of butter on top of each drumstick.
  7. Bake at 380 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hour or an hour and 15 minutes.