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Lemon Rosemary Chicken

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Lemon Rosemary Chicken

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brown rice, chicken, dairy free, gluten-free, lemon, lowfat, rosemary
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 24 minutes
Total Time: 34 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 382kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 1 pound chicken thigh, boneless, skinless
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon rosemary, dried
  • 1 clove garlic

Serve With

  • 4 cup broccoli, florets
  • 2 cup strawberries


  • Preheat broiler. Prepare rice as directed on package.
  • Rinse chicken thighs; pat dry. Arrange thighs, on a broiler pan. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, olive oil, rosemary and garlic. Brush 1/3 of mixture over chicken and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat until lightly browned, about 7 minutes.
  • Using tongs, turn chicken thighs. Brush 1/3 of lemon-juice mixture over chicken and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil until thighs are browned, about 7 minutes.
  • Turn off broiler and set oven to 450°F. Brush final 1/3 of lemon-juice mixture over chicken (discard any leftover lemon-juice mixture) and return pan to oven. Bake until juices run clear when pricked with a fork and meat is no longer pink at the bone, about 10 minutes. Serve hot.
  • Steam broccoli while chicken cooks, and prepare fruit.
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Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 200mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g

Natalie Monson

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