herb and citrus oven roasted chicken

That perfect juicy meat and crispy skin in 40 minutes! You will swear it’s the juiciest flavorful chicken you ever tasted.

The wondrous aroma of coriander and citrus that perfumes the house provokes a feeling of excitement.

herb and citrus oven roasted chicken

You still don’t know what to cook for the weekend? Watch that golden brown and gleaming chicken! Simply elegant and inviting!

To try it you need:

  • 12-14 pieces of chicken (could be thighs, drumsticks or breast)
  • 4 medium potatoes sliced
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 2 lemons (one juiced and one sliced)
  • 1 sliced orange
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried coriander
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • fresh coriander for garnish

Directions:

In a bowl mix together oil, lemon, garlic, coriander, onion, salt and pepper.

Soak in the chicken for marination and transfer all to a baking plastic bag. Leave it for 3-4 hours or better for an overnight in the fridge.

scrumptious oven roasted chicken with herbs and citrus

Take your chicken out of the fridge 30 minutes before it goes into the oven.

Preheat your oven to 220°C.

Place chicken in a baking dish and spread them evenly. Arrange slices of lemon, orange and potato around and under the chicken. Sprinkle with fresh coriander and drizzle a bit of olive oil.

scrumptious oven roasted chicken with herbs and citrus

Bake uncovered for about 40 to 45 minutes, et voila!!

scrumptious oven roasted chicken with herbs and citrus

Serve it with a big salad or with the famous lebanese tabboule. Click here for the recipe.

scrumptious oven roasted chicken with herbs and citrus

Enjoy!!!

scrumptious oven roasted chicken with herbs and citrus