Lemon Chicken with Thyme

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Serving: Serves 8
Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cooking Time: Chill 30 Minutes, Cook 35 Minutes

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1: Wash hands with soap and water.
2: In a medium bowl, combine butter, thyme, garlic, lemon zest and lemon juice; mix well.
3: Place chicken in a shallow dish and pour three-fourths of mixture over top; reserve remaining mixture. Season with salt and pepper, cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 30 minutes. Wash hands after handling raw chicken.
4: Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
5: Heat oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Add chicken and discard used marinade. Cook for 5 minutes per side.
6: Add reserved mixture and place skillet in oven. Cook for 25 minutes or until the internal temperature of chicken reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit as verified with an instant-read food thermometer. Transfer to plate and let rest 5 minutes.
7: Serve with lemon wedges.


Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Information Per Serving
Calories 316
Total Fat 25 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 117 mg
Sodium 345 mg
Carbohydrates 1 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 21 g