Lemon Chicken with Potatoes

This chicken dish is easy to prepare and comes together quickly. Simply brown the chicken thighs, toss all the ingredients in a pan, and you're good to go.

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  • prep time 17 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1
teaspoon salt
1
package (28 oz) boneless skinless chicken thighs
1
lb baby red potatoes, quartered
1/2
medium yellow onion, cut into large pieces
1
lemon, sliced
1/4
teaspoon pepper

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium-high heat. In small bowl, stir together brown sugar, Italian seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt. Sprinkle over chicken thighs.
  • 3 Cook chicken thighs in skillet 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and crispy.
  • 4 Arrange chicken thighs, potatoes, onions and lemon slices in baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter, and drizzle over mixture.
  • 5 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until potatoes are tender and juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium-high heat. In small bowl, stir together brown sugar, Italian seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt. Sprinkle over chicken thighs.
  • 3 Cook chicken thighs in skillet 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and crispy.
  • 4 Arrange chicken thighs, potatoes, onions and lemon slices in baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter, and drizzle over mixture.
  • 5 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until potatoes are tender and juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use boneless skinless chicken breasts in place of the chicken thighs.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
800mg
800%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
45g
45%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.